Man accused of robbing a Mankato Super America now faces six felony charges

DeShon Johnson Jr. now faces six felony charges, including charge of tampering with a witness

Man accused of robbing a Mankato Super America now faces more charges

MANKATO, Minn. (KEYC) - One of the two men accused of robbing a Mankato Super America last year is facing more serious charges after failing to appear for his jury trial.

22-year-old DeShon Johnson Jr. now faces six felony charges stemming from the alleged October 2018 robbery, including an additional charge of tampering with a witness

One previous charge of threats of violence was amended to aggravated robbery.

Johnson's jury trial was set for Monday but he failed to appear and now has a bench warrant out for him.

Last October, Johnson and another man allegedly robbed the Super American on North Riverfront Drive in Mankato with a shotgun and knife.

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