Armed robber sought in Alamo

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Navajo Police and the FBI New Mexico Bureau were searching for an armed robber on Tuesday in Alamo, after he hit the Alamo convenience store on Monday night.

Magdalena Marshall Larry Cearley reported that an armed robbery was committed on Monday night just before 7 p.m. at the Alamo Store, a convenience store located in Alamo.

Cearley said that they thought the suspect used a .9mm pistol to hold up the store, demanded all of the cash and then took off on foot. The clerk immediately contacted police, but the suspect got away with the cash and the weapon. Cearley said the suspect is armed and dangerous.

“We got his jacket, but it was empty.” Cearley said. “We suspect he was high on meth and alcohol.”

No injuries were reported in relation to the crime, but an unknown amount of cash was taken. The investigation has been turned over to the Navajo Police, who responded from Crownpoint Monday night, and the FBI was called in. As of press time on Tuesday, the suspect had not been apprehended, and the investigation was ongoing, according to senior police officer Pamela Hurley of the Navajo Police.

The Magdalena Marshall’s office also apprehended a shoplifter at the Family Dollar in Magdalena on Tuesday night. A record search uncovered that the suspect was wanted on numerous charges in Bernalillo County. including child abuse, child endangerment and multiple battery charge.