Mattu Khor Chuol mugshot

(Mankato, MN) – A homeless man arrested on warrants for various crimes was also charged in connection with two recent burglaries in Mankato.

According to the criminal complaint, when 22-year-old Mattu Khor Chuol was arrested in Nicollet County he was found in possession of Australian cash, a purse, and a wallet that matched items reported missing from a Monks Avenue apartment burglary.

Chuol also had a small box containing jewelry when he was arrested, according to the complaint.

The victim of a second burglary reported on East Campusview Street told police that someone had climbed in the window of his children’s bedroom while they were sleeping.  One of the items taken from a safe at the apartment was a jewelry box, according to the complaint.  The victim identified the box that was found in Chuol’s possession as the box stolen from his apartment.

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