Mankato man charged with criminal sexual conduct

May 14—MANKATO — A 30-year-old Mankato man is facing criminal charges for allegedly having sex with a 12-year-old girl.

Samuel Chester Hopp was charged with felony counts of criminal sexual conduct Friday in Blue Earth County District Court.

A girl recently told authorities she had had a sexual relationship with Hopp last year. He then admitted to an investigator he had sex with the girl multiple times, according to a court complaint.

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