One Arrested in Mankato Standoff


A standoff in Mankato ended Monday with a man in custody.

Mankato Police Officers noticed a person who had a felony probation warrant go inside a residence just before midnight Sunday night in the 1400 block of North Fifth Street. When officers attempted to make contact, the individual refused and a perimeter was established.

The Minnesota River Valley Tactical Reponse Team assisted along with the South Central Drug Interdiction Unit Special Weapons and Tactics.

38-year-old Joshua Raymond Armendariz of Mankato was taken into custody around noon on Monday.

Armendariz was taken to the local hospital for medical evaluation, and then transported to the local jail.


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