FBI Albuquerque
Public Affairs Specialist Frank Fisher
(505) 889-1438
July 8, 2022

FBI Media Alert: Black Mask Bandit Robs Albuquerque Bank

The FBI and Albuquerque Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance to identify the Black Mask Bandit who is responsible for a bank robbery on Friday, July 8, 2022.

At approximately 4:53 p.m., an unknown male entered U.S. Bank, located at 3000 Central Avenue SE. The suspect presented a demand note to a teller. The robber received an undisclosed sum of money and left the bank on foot heading east.

Suspect’s Description:

  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White or Hispanic
  • Age: 20s-30s
  • Height: 5'11”
  • Build: Slender
  • Hair: Black
  • Clothing: Short-sleeve black shirt, black mask, gray pants, dark shoes.

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 this robbery 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.