FBI Albuquerque
Public Affairs Specialist Frank Fisher
(505) 889-1438
June 22, 2016

Albuquerque Bank Robbers Flee in Damaged Car

The FBI and Albuquerque Police Department are looking for a team of robbers who hit an Albuquerque bank on Wednesday, June 22, 2016 and fled in a vehicle with front-end damage.

Three suspects were possibly involved, and they fled in a late-model, four-door car with faded gold paint.

The vehicle was missing a front driver-side hubcap and its hood was not closed completely.

The robbery occurred at the Bank of the West at 5401 Central Ave. NE at approximately 3:21 p.m.

A male suspect described as approximately 6’0” tall and skinny entered the bank and demanded money.

He wore a red bandana over his face, a hood over his head, a dark baseball cap, a blue Nike windbreaker, and blue jeans.

A teller handed over an undisclosed amount of money to the suspect, who left the bank and got into the vehicle with a driver and a passenger.

The vehicle was last seen heading north on Madeira Drive NE.

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

Tips also can be submitted online at https://tips.fbi.gov.

The FBI may pay a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to arrest and conviction of a bank robber.

Information about this and other bank robbers wanted by the FBI can be found at https://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.