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Robbery of Bank of Albuquerque Branch

FBI Albuquerque December 16, 2011
  • Public Affairs Specialist Frank Fisher (505) 889-1438

The FBI and Albuquerque Police Department are investigating the robbery of the Bank of Albuquerque, 4201 Wyoming Blvd. NE, on Friday.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic male, about 5’7 tall, weighing approximately 160 pounds, in his mid- to late 30s, with a small build and dark brown eyes.

He had a tattoo on his left hand and small bump on his nose.

The suspect wore a gray and black beanie with a design on it, blue jeans and dark shoes.

Witnesses say the suspect entered the bank at about 12:05 p.m., told a teller he was armed, and demanded cash.

The suspect put an undisclosed amount of money in a cheetah-colored bag and left the bank. He was last seen on foot heading west 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.

Bank Robbery Suspect

Bank Robbery Suspect