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July 8, 2014

Suspect in vehicle pursuit arrested

MANKATO — A 28-year-old Mankato man who is a suspect in a vehicle pursuit was arrested early Tuesday morning.

Dereck Ryan Sanchez was taken into custody without incident about 12:40 a.m. on the 600 block of Harper Street.

Sanchez is suspected of first speeding away in a vehicle then running away on foot after a police officer attempted to stop him for not wearing a seat belt. There were no injuries in the vehicle pursuit which began about 6:15 p.m. Saturday in Mankato’s hilltop area.

Felony charges are being requested through the Blue Earth County Attorney’s office.

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