Search continues for second suspect in New Hartford Walmart robbery

New Hartford police arrested a Utica man following an investigation into an early morning armed robbery of the New Hartford Walmart, but are still searching for another suspect.

Efrain Diaz, 23, was arrested this morning and is charged with attempted robbery, unlawful imprisonment, criminal possession of a firearm, criminal possession of a weapon, and making a punishable false written statement.

Police are still searching for the second suspect. Police are also searching for the weapon that was used in the robbery and believe the second suspect could have it.

Police posted a video of the suspects entering and exiting the Walmart on the New Hartford Police Department's Facebook page. Anyone who recognizes either of the suspects is asked to contact the New Hartford Police Department at 724-7111