(UPDATE 5/11/22 11:40 AM): Faribault police released a follow-up statement Wednesday morning indicating the suspect has been located:

During the late evening hours of May, 10, 2022, Faribault Detectives identified and contacted the involved suspect at his Faribault area home. We are no longer seeking information from the public regarding identification of the suspect or suspect vehicle. The incident remains an active investigation at this time.

Original Story:

Faribault, MN (KROC AM News) - Police in Faribault are investigating an incident involving the widow of the late First District Congressman Jim Hagedorn, who is seeking his seat in a special election.

According to a statement from the police department, Jennifer Carnahan told officers “she was going door to door to campaign for Congress” Tuesday afternoon when she was approached “by an individual who made several threatening comments to her.”

Carnahan said the person also “swerved his vehicle at her as she walked away.” She described the individual as a white male, approximately 18-20 years old and his vehicle as a blue Ford Focus.

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Faribault Police Chief John Sherwin commented, “This type of behavior is unacceptable and our officers are working to identify the involved suspect and his vehicle. We are requesting assistance from witnesses or individuals who may have additional information. Our investigation remains ongoing at this time”.

Carnahan said the incident happened around 5:30 pm in the 1000 block of 1st Street SE.

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