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St. Peter Man Arrested, Charged With Child Endangerment

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MANKATO , MINN. -

A 27 year old St. Peter man was arrested Thursday night after what police described as a short pursuit.

The Mankato Department of Public Safety says officers responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle in a parking lot just after 9:30 Thursday night.  That parking lot was on the 1200 block of South Riverfront Drive.  Authorities say the vehicle left at a high rate of speed near Riverfront Drive and Highway 169, but pulled over a short time later.

Police arrested Gary Stillwell of St. Peter.  Officials say three children under the age of six were in the vehicle.  They are requesting charges of Fleeing in a Motor Vehicle, Driving After Revocation of a License, and Child Endangerment.