New Mexico

Las Cruces power outage, more than 5,000 customers affected

LAS CRUCES, NM - More than 5,000 customers are experiencing a power outage in Las Cruces, New Mexico.

The outage started around 9:40 p.m. Saturday. 

An El Paso Electric official said the cause of the outage is still under investigation. 

Crews are working to restore power, according to officials, however there is no estimated time of restoration.