Teen arrested for armed robbery

Jamie Allen Jr. (Source: Ascension Sheriff's Office)
Jamie Allen Jr. (Source: Ascension Sheriff's Office)

ASCENSION PARISH, LA (WAFB) - A Gonzales man was arrested Saturday after an alleged armed home invasion.

According to reports, Jamie Allen Jr., 19, entered a home, pulled a gun on the victim and ordered the victim to the floor.

The victim ran out of the home and called for help.

Deputies say Allen was found in a wooded area near the victim's home.  When they approached him, Allen ran.  When he was caught, deputies say Allen had items that were taken from the victim's home.

Allen has been charged with home invasion, armed robbery, illegal carrying of weapons, theft and resisting an officer.

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