(Mankato, MN) – A Mankato man is behind bars after he allegedly chased a man with a replica gun Tuesday morning.

A release from Mankato Public Safety says Dayton Christopher Moore, 21, of Mankato, was arrested on possible charges of threats of violence and second-degree assault.

Police responded to a weapons complaint at the College Station Apartments on Pohl Rd at 9:42 a.m., where a caller reported being chased by a man with a gun in his waistband.  The caller left the area unharmed, according to a press release.

At the scene, police discovered a broken window on a main floor apartment, where they found Moore inside.  A back replica Beretta air-soft gun was recovered during a search of the area, according to the release.

Police say Moore was transported by ambulance to a local hospital for treatment of minor injuries and then taken to the Blue Earth County Jail, where he remains in custody.



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