Update: Second arrest made in Newport News home invasion

Posted at 2:07 PM, Oct 15, 2012
and last updated 2012-11-14 14:44:23-05

Kenesha Renee Smith

Update: A second arrest has been made in connection with this home invasion.  The second suspect, 19-year-old Nakia Durham, has been charged with robbery, two counts of conspiracy to commit a felony, and two counts of burglary. 

A Hampton woman is now behind bars after a home invasion and robbery that happened over the weekend.

On Sunday, October 14, 2012, around 5:00 p.m., Newport News police responded to a report of a home invasion robbery in the 500 block of Pavilion Drive.

A 44-year-old Newport News man told police that as he opened the door to allow a female acquaintance to enter the residence, a male suspect armed with a hand gun forced his way into the home and forced the victim into a rear bedroom. Police say the suspect told him to get down on the floor.

Nakia Durham, age 19

The victim heard the suspects going through the residence. Once the suspects left, the victim was able to determine that the suspects had taken numerous items from the home.

Police arrested 20-year-old Kenesha Renee Smith without incident at her residence in the 200 block of Blount Street in Hampton.

Smith was arrested and placed in the custody of the Newport News City Jail. She is charged with two counts each of burglary, robbery, and abduction.

Police are still investigating, and more arrests are expected to be made. Watch NewsChannel 3 First at Four for more information as it becomes available.