Mankato public safety responded to an assault at 1881 Madison Avenue, that involved a person leaving the store with merchandise who assaulted staff with a scissors.  It was reported the suspect was driving a Dodge Avenger with Minnesota license plates.  The vehicle was located on East Main Street and Planview by a Blue Earth County Sheriff’s deputy.  When the deputy pulled behind the suspect vehicle, it drove away.  After a short pursuit, the vehicle crashed into a residence in the 1700 block of Fair Street.  The suspect ran and was arrested a short time later.  There were no injuries reported and the house received minor damage.

Arrested was Tiffany Latrice Samone Herron, age 22 of Chicago, Ill.  She was taken to the local jail on requested charges of felony theft, assault and fleeing police in a motor vehicle.

The Mankato Department of Public Safety was assisted by the Blue Earth County Sheriff’s Department.  Anyone with additional information about this incident is asked to contact police at 911 or 507-387-8780.