Blue Earth County Deputy Assaulted While Serving Warrant

(Mankato, MN) — A man is facing charges after allegedly assaulting a Blue Earth County deputy during a domestic assault investigation. Mankato Police say law enforcement officers tried to contact the suspect in the investigation on Saturday morning but found he had barricaded himself inside a residence on Patriot Drive. The suspect reportedly contacted other people asking for help, and a man who responded to that call assaulted the deputy after making several threats. The barricaded suspect eventually surrendered and was charged with felony domestic assault and drug possession.

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