FBI Albuquerque
Public Affairs Specialist Frank Fisher
(505) 889-1438
April 6, 2022

FBI Media Alert: Dapper Bandit Wearing Make-Up Robs Albuquerque Bank, Threatens Teller

The FBI and Albuquerque Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance to identify the individual responsible for a bank robbery on Wednesday, April 6, 2022.

At approximately 3:58 p.m., an unknown male entered Bank of America, 1704 NM Highway 528. The suspect presented a note to the teller demanding money and threatened to shoot the employee. No gun was displayed. The robber received an undisclosed sum of money and left on foot heading east.

  • Sex: Male
  • Race: Hispanic
  • Height: 5'3” to 5'5”
  • Age: 30 to 40
  • Build: Heavy
  • Clothing: Tan hat, tan mask, eyeglasses, blue button-up shirt, black dress pants, dark shoes.
  • Other: Wore a very light color foundation (make up) on his face.

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.

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.