Lea County Deputies Search for Theft Suspect 8/30/13
CBS 7 News
August 30, 2013
Lovington, NM - On Friday, August 30, 2013, at approximately 10:46 a.m., Lea County Communication Authority received a call in reference to an attempted armed robbery at 805 North Industrial Avenue in Lovington, N.M.
Upon arrival of Lovington P.D. and Lea County Sheriff’s Department, it was learned that a black male subject, armed with a handgun, had entered the front door of the business and demanded the owner give up his wallet and money.
The business owner responded by pointing his own weapon at the suspect, at which time the suspect left running northbound on Industrial Avenue.
The suspect is described as a black male, late 20’s to early 30’s in age, short black hair, average build, wearing a white T-shirt and blue pants.
If you have any information on this case please contact Investigator Ron Black or any member of the Lea County Sheriff’s Department.