FBI Albuquerque
Office of Public Affairs
(505) 889-1300
December 7, 2018

FBI Increases Reward in Carlsbad, New Mexico Bank Robbery

Update: The FBI has increased the reward in the November 16, 2018, bank robbery in Carlsbad, New Mexico, to $2,500.

The reward is for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect.

The previous news release follows:

The FBI and Carlsbad Police Department are looking for an individual who robbed a bank on Friday morning, November 16, 2018.

The unidentified person wore a mask, a white hooded sweatshirt with the words “American Eagle” on it, a dark ski cap, sunglasses, and black gloves.

At approximately 9:07 a.m., the suspect entered Western Commerce Bank, 501 North Canal Street, displayed a handgun, and demanded money from a teller.

The teller handed over an undisclosed amount of money to the suspect, who left the bank.

Anyone with information about this robbery is asked to contact the FBI at (505) 889-1300, or Crime Stoppers of Eddy County, anonymously, at (844) 786-7227

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.