Man assaults North Mankato Police Officer 18 Oct 17

A man punched a North Mankato Police Officer causing her to spend multiple days in the hospital. Thirty-eight-year-old Anthony James Ubongen of Mankato was charged with two counts of felony assault Monday in Nicollet County District Court. According to the criminal complaint, a North Mankato resident called police October 2nd and asked them to remove Ubongen from the residence. Responding officers talked with Ubongen for over 15 minutes before deciding to forcibly remove him from the property. Ubongen allegedly responded by punching officer Sandra Howe in the head several times. Howe was hospitalized until October 8th. Ubongen was booked into the Nicollet County Jail.