On Wednesday, December 30, 2020, at approximately 8:10 am, the Nicollet County Sheriff’s Office attempted to stop a vehicle outside of North Mankato that was previously reported as stolen. 

The vehicle fled and a pursuit was started. Officers from the North Mankato Police Department Assisted as it reached the city limits of North Mankato. 

A PIT maneuver was initiated by a Nicollet County Sheriff’s Office Deputy and the pursuit was safely terminated. The driver, fled the scene on foot and was apprehended by a North Mankato Police Officer and booked into the Nicollet County Jail. Jail records indicate the suspect is 39-year-old Ryan Alan Jensen.  He is also facing 5th-degree drug charges.

This matter is pending further investigation.