Taos County deputies arrest armed robbery suspect

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A northern New Mexico woman is facing charges after admitting to an armed robbery. 

Thursday afternoon, Taos County deputies were called to Saint Francis Plaza in Rancho de Taos after a woman claimed she had been robbed at gunpoint. Deputies were able to track down the suspect’s car less than a half mile away. 

After being questioned, the sheriff’s office says 23-year-old Cynthia Cordero admitted to the robbery saying “Ok, I did it. I just needed the money.” 

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