Robbery of First Financial Credit Union in Albuquerque
|FBI Albuquerque February 19, 2014|
Updated February 24, 2014, at 1:21 p.m. EST to add additional photos of the robbery suspect.
The FBI and Albuquerque Police are investigating a bank robbery that occurred February 19, 2014, at First Financial Credit Union at 2929 Coors Blvd. NW in Albuquerque.
The suspect is described as a white male in his mid-20s, approximately 5’6” to 6’ tall, with a medium build and light complexion.
He wore sunglasses, a black and white plaid shirt, a dark beanie, dark pants, and white shoes.
Witnesses say the suspect walked into the bank at approximately 3:50 p.m., showed what appeared to be a handgun, and jumped over the teller counter.
He demanded money from the tellers and left the bank with an undisclosed amount of cash.
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 (505) 843-STOP.
Tips also can be sent online at https://tips.fbi.gov.
The FBI may pay a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the suspect’s arrest and conviction.
Information about other bank robbers wanted by the FBI can be found at https://bankrobbers.fbi.gov.