A suspect involved in a home invasion early Tuesday morning north of La Joya is behind bars tonight.

19 year old Emilio De Jesus Ramirez faces aggravated robbery and evading arrest charges after county deputies say he and two more individuals forced their way inside a home on Washington Palm drive around 2:20am Tuesday.

The female victim said the armed men were wearing ski masks and demanded money. Authorities say the suspects made off with her purse and her cell phone.

Deputies close by, responded to the incident and after a short pursuit with the suspects, managed to arrest Ramirez.

Ramirez remains incarcerated on bonds totaling 265 thousand dollars. The other two men, remain at large tonight.