Alamogordo Bank Robbery
|FBI Albuquerque December 27, 2011|
The FBI and Alamogordo Department of Public Safety are investigating a bank robbery that occurred at First National Bank, 414 10th Street, Alamogordo, on Tuesday night.
The suspect is described as a stocky white or Hispanic male, approximately 5’8” to 5’9” tall, with a cut on his nose and swollen eyes.
He wore a jean jacket with a gray hood, a black glove on one hand and a white glove on the other, and had a black bag that resembled a back pack.
The suspect was last seen driving south on White Sands Boulevard.
Witnesses say the suspect went to the walk-up window of the bank’s drive-through section at about 5:50 p.m. He gave a teller an envelope that said the suspect had a bomb.
The suspect left with an undisclosed amount of money.
Bank robbery is punishable by a 20-year prison sentence for each offense and the penalty increases if a dangerous weapon is used in the commission of the crime.
Anyone with information about this bank robbery is asked to call the Albuquerque FBI Office at (505) 889-1300 (24 hours) or Alamogordo DPS at (575) 439-4300
The FBI may pay a reward of $1,000 for information leading to the suspect’s arrest and conviction.