FBI Albuquerque
Office of Public Affairs
(505) 889-1300
January 3, 2023

FBI Media Alert: FBI Offers Reward for Long Beard Bandit Who Robbed Albuquerque Bank

The FBI and Albuquerque Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance to identify the Long Beard Bandit, who robbed U.S. Bank, 2300 Louisiana Boulevard NE, at approximately 10:52 a.m. on Tuesday, January 3, 2023.

Suspect description:

  • Race: White
  • Height: 6'1”
  • Weight: Heavy build
  • Age: 40s
  • Hair: Salt and pepper, long beard and hair.
  • Clothing: Dark baseball cap with a white logo on the front, white surgical facemask, blue coat, blue jeans.

The suspect presented a demand note to a teller, who handed over an undisclosed amount of money from the bank.

The FBI is offering a reward of up to $2,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of this suspect.

Anyone with information about this robbery is asked to contact the FBI at (505) 889-1300, or Albuquerque Metro Crime Stoppers, anonymously, at (505) 843-STOP.

Information about other bank robbers wanted by the FBI can be found at bankrobbers.fbi.gov.

Bank robbery carries a possible prison term of up to 20 years. The use of a gun, other dangerous weapon, toy gun, or hoax bomb device during the commission of a bank robbery can be punishable by a prison term of up to 25 years.