Deputies searching for armed robbery suspects
FARMINGTON – The San Juan County Sheriff's Office is looking for suspects in an attempted robbery Saturday at the Farmington Flea Market.
The incident occurred shortly before 10:30 a.m. Saturday when two men allegedly tried to steal a knife from a vendor at the market, 701 E. Main St. One of the men reportedly threatened the vendor with a knife. The vendor then drew a gun, according to the sheriff's office.
The second suspect allegedly also drew a gun. Sheriff's office Detective Lt. Kyle Lincoln said no shots were fired. The two men reportedly left in a gray truck.
The suspects are described as an older man with a white beard wearing a baseball cap and gray jacket, and a man wearing a black, hooded jacket and sunglasses.
Anyone with information about the incident is encouraged to call nonemergency dispatch at 505-334-6622 or San Juan County Crime Stoppers at 505-334-8477.