Man charged in Mankato apartment invasion

Published 5:31 pm Friday, July 9, 2021

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MANKATO — Prosecutors have accused a man of bursting into a Mankato apartment and threatening to kill the occupant.

The Mankato Free Press reported that 22-year-old Refugio Sanchez Jr. of North Mankato was charged Wednesday with felony burglary and making threats of violence in Blue Earth County District Court.

According to the charges, a resident at The Quarters apartment complex said he left his door unlocked on June 8 and a man he didn’t know burst into his bedroom. When he asked the man to leave the man threatened to kill him.

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Another man entered and led the first intruder out. The men were stopped in the area and Sanchez was identified as the intruder.