Mankato Crime Leads To Standoff 15 Jan 14

An armed carjacking in Mankato Tuesday morning led to a 9-hour standoff with police in Austin later in the day, and the primary suspect remains at-large. The carjacking happened early Tuesday morning on Briargate Road in Mankato, and the car was found in Austin later in the morning and the standoff began at around 9:30am. Officers arrested two people who left the home during the standoff Tuesday, but say that 23-year-old Thomas Kendricks is still at-large.The gun investigators believe was used in the car theft was reportedly recovered during the search of the home in Austin. It’s now believed that Kendricks was gone before officers got there.