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One of two suspects arrested for New Hartford Walmart armed robbery

(WKTV)- A Utica man has been arrested in connection to a robbery at the Walmart in New Hartford, Tuesday.

Efrain Diaz, 23, has been charged with first-degree attempted, second-degree attempted robbery, first-degree unlawful imprisonment, possession of a fire arm, possession of a weapon and making a punishable false written statement.

The arrest came after an investigation into an armed robbery at the store. It took place at 3 a.m. New Hartford Police are trying to identify the second suspect, who remains at large.

Anyone with information is asked to call. 724-7111.

Diaz was arraigned before New Hartford Town Justice William Virkler. He is in Oneida County Jail in lieu of $35,000 Cash Bail.

Diaz is scheduled to reappear in New Hartford Town Court on Friday.



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