FBI Albuquerque
Public Affairs Specialist Frank Fisher
(505) 889-1438
December 16, 2020

FBI, Albuquerque Police Investigate Attempted Bank Robbery

The FBI and Albuquerque Police Department are looking for at least two men who tried to rob a northwest Albuquerque bank on Wednesday afternoon, December 16, 2020.

The incident occurred at Bank of Albuquerque, 401 Coors Boulevard NW, at approximately 3:45 p.m.

An unknown man entered the branch, but was told transactions would have to be handled at the drive-thru window.

The suspect walked to the window and handed the teller a demand note.

The teller did not give money to the suspect, who left in a vehicle with at least one other man.

The vehicle headed north on Coors Boulevard.

The main suspect is described as a white or Hispanic male in his 20s, 5'9” to 6'1” tall, with a thin build, and dark hair and eyes.

He wore a dark hooded jacket with the word “Swoosh” in white on the right sleeve, a light-colored surgical mask, a light-colored T-shirt, blue jeans, and light-colored shoes.

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

Tips can also be submitted online at tips.fbi.gov.

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.