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Robbery of First Financial Credit Union in Albuquerque

FBI Albuquerque February 19, 2014
  • Public Affairs Specialist Frank Fisher (505) 889-1438

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.

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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.