FBI Albuquerque
Public Affairs Specialist Frank Fisher
(505) 889-1438
December 23, 2021

FBI Media Alert: Armed Man Wearing Fedora Hat with Yellow Band Robs Albuquerque Credit Union

An unidentified man wearing a black fedora hat with a yellow band used a handgun to rob a northwest Albuquerque credit union on Thursday, December 23, 2021.

The suspect is described as a white or Hispanic male, approximately 5'11” tall, with a heavy build.

He wore a black jacket, a black fedora hat with a yellow band, a dark shirt, a dark mask, and dark pants.

The suspect entered Kirtland Federal Credit Union, 4101 Coors Boulevard NW, at approximately 4:33 p.m.

He presented a demand note to a teller and then displayed a silver or nickel-plated handgun.

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

The FBI and Albuquerque Police Department are investigating.

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.

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.