Woman flees to nearby business to escape an alleged attack

Robert Holbrook, 37, of Ellisville is charged with one county of domestic aggravated assault. Photo Source EPD
Robert Holbrook, 37, of Ellisville is charged with one county of domestic aggravated assault. Photo Source EPD

ELLISVILLE, MS (WDAM) - An Ellisville business became a safe haven for a Jones County woman June 6.

Ellisville Police Department officials said a woman fled from her home on Saturday, locked herself in the office of the business that she works at and called police to report an alleged domestic assault.

The woman claims that her husband was hitting her with his fists and pointed a shotgun at her. 

Robert Holbrook, 37, of Ellisville, was charged with one count domestic aggravated assault. His bond was set at $10,000, and he remains housed in the Jones County Jail.