FBI Albuquerque
Public Affairs Specialist Frank Fisher
(505) 889-1438
April 7, 2022

FBI Media Alert: Bandaged Bandit Robs Albuquerque Bank, Suspected of Two Other Robberies

The FBI and Albuquerque Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance to identify the individual responsible for a bank robbery on Thursday, April 7, 2022.

At approximately 11:37 a.m., an unknown male entered U.S. Bank, 3801 Isleta Boulevard SW. The suspect presented a note to the teller demanding money from the bank. The robber received an undisclosed sum of money and left the bank heading east on foot.

Suspect’s Description:

  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White, light skin
  • Age: 30-35
  • Height: Approximately 5'6” to 5'8”
  • Build: Slim
  • Clothing: Eyeglasses, tan baseball cap, royal blue jacket with a yellow X on the left side of the chest.
  • Other: Adhesive bandage on the upper right cheek

This individual is suspected of two other Albuquerque bank robberies: Wells Fargo, 3801 4th Street NW, on March 2, 2022, and Western Commerce Bank, 1910 Wyoming Boulevard NE, on February 22, 2022.

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 these robberies is asked to contact the FBI at (505) 889-1300, or Albuquerque Metro Crime Stoppers, anonymously, at (505) 843-STOP.

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.