ST. JOHNS COUNTY, Fla.- A St. Johns County man was arrested Wednesday afternoon in connection with a home invasion robbery on Monday
Benjamin Leon White, 20, is in jail in lieu of $250,000 bond. A second suspect is still being sought.
Deputies responded to a residence in the 600 block of Francis Street before 2:30 a.m. on a report of a robbery. The victims said they were awakened by a knock on their door. One victim opened the door and White, who is an acquaitnace, and a second man entered the residence. White pulled out a gun and demanded money. The second suspect then punched the victim in the face and asked where the money was kept. The two suspects ransacked the home and bound the two victims before fleeing with cash and numerous cellular telephones.
White was found Wednesday afternoon at an apartment at 200 Whispering Circle. Detectives found a handgun believed to have been used in the home invasion robbery.
Anyone with any information is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 1-(888)-277-TIPS.