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Man arrested in Southampton Co. Christmas Day home invasion

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Posted at 3:41 PM, Dec 29, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-29 15:41:26-05

Southampton County, Va. – The Southampton County Sheriff’s Office has made an arrest in a home invasion robbery.

The sheriff’s office received a call about a home robbery in the 25000 block of Tennessee Road in the Adams Grove area of the county around 3 a.m. on Friday.

The victim told deputies that four armed men wearing masks came into her home and made her and her daughters get into a bedroom. The robbers stole Christmas presents, cash and credit cards.

Jarvis Allen Holley

Jarvis Allen Holley

The  woman was ordered to call her husband to come home. When the husband came home, the robbers fired shots at him. He was not injured.

The victim gave deputies a description of the robber’s vehicle and deputies located the vehicle on Southampton Parkway near Capron.

The vehicle would not stop, causing a police chase into Hertford County, N.C.

North Carolina officers deployed spike strips. The vehicle stopped in a trailer park off of Leaf Road near Murfreesboro, N.C.

Jarvis Allen Holley was taken into custody. He is currently in Hertford County Jail.

Holley faces Virginia charges, including misdemeanor elude, felony burglary/home invasion, felony grand larceny, felony abduction and felony use of a firearm in commission of a felony.