Posted: Wednesday, 03 July 2013 7:16AM
Fugitive Still At-Large but No Danger to the Public
MANKATO (TEC News) - The search for a fugitive was called off late afternoon after authorities were unable to locate a 31-year-old Mankato man wanted for assaulting a police officer. Jacob John Friedrichs fled on foot after an incident over the weekend involving an assault and altercation in Southbend township. Helicopter crews, canine teams, sheriff's officials and several local law enforcement agencies surrounded parts of Tanager Lane and the South Haven Mobile Home Park after someone reported seeing Friedrichs near there. Around 1, authorities called off the search. Friedrichs is wanted for two felony counts. Public Safety Officials are asking the public to report him if anyone knows where he is or may be.