FBI Albuquerque
Office of Public Affairs
(505) 889-1300
July 5, 2024

FBI Media Alert: Have You Seen the Bandit in Black? He’s Wanted for a Bank Robbery in Rio Rancho

The FBI and Rio Rancho Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance to identify the Bandit in Black, who robbed New Mexico Bank & Trust located at 4001 Southern Boulevard, Rio Rancho, at approximately 4:25p.m. on Friday, July 5, 2024. Suspect’s description:

  • Sex: Male
  • Height: Approximately 6'0"
  • Build: Medium
  • Clothing: Black shoes, Black pants, Black hoodie, Black gloves, Black mask covering entire face

The suspect entered the Bank waving a black handgun and demanded money from the teller. The teller handed over an undisclosed amount of money to the suspect. 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.

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.