Robbery of Bank of Albuquerque Branch
|FBI Albuquerque December 22, 2011|
A man with a handgun robbed the Bank of Albuquerque,4201 Wyoming Blvd NE, on Thursday afternoon.
The FBI and Albuquerque Police Department are looking for a suspect described as a white male, 25-30 years old, approximately 5’10” tall, with a medium build.
He wore a black beanie, black scarf, white sweater, black gloves, blue jeans and white tennis shoes.
Witnesses say the suspect entered the bank at approximately 2:19 p.m. He covered his mouth and nose with the scarf.
The suspect approached the counter, pulled out a black handgun and demanded money from the teller.
The man left the bank with an undisclosed amount of money. He was last seen walking east on La Mirada Place NE.
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 Albuquerque Metro Crime Stoppers, anonymously, at 843-STOP.
The FBI may pay a reward of $1,000 for information leading to the suspect’s arrest and conviction.