Man arrested after Fayette County home invasion


Fayette County, W. V.a. – (WOWK) A man is behind bars tonight following a home invasion in Fayette County. 

Benjamin Pennington faces charges of burglary, robbery and grand larceny.  He’s being held on a $30,000 bond at Southern Regional Jail. 

Sheriff Mike Fridley says deputies were called to a home on Blue Jay Road in Scarbro just before midnight last night.  An elderly man said he was attacked by a man who then stole jewelry, cash and his car. 

Sheriff’s deputies tell us they found the car several hours after the home invasion and eventually identified Pennington as the suspect. 

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