JPD responds to home invasion

By Ryne Turke on February 25, 2016 at 11:58am

Jacksonville Police responded to a home invasion in the city Wednesday afternoon.

Officers responded to the 800 block of Allen at around 2:30 p.m. after reports that the suspect, later identified as 30-year-old Derek Elmore of the 1-thousand block of South East, was in the area with a knife and handgun.

Elmore fled the scene on foot but was apprehended by police in the 700 block of East Lafayette.

Following the initial investigation, Elmore was arrested for home invasion, aggravated robbery and armed robbery.

No injuries were reported during the incident. Anyone with information in encouraged to call the JPD at 479-4630.