FBI Albuquerque
Public Affairs Specialist Frank Fisher
(505) 889-1438
December 29, 2021

FBI Media Alert: FBI, Albuquerque Police Investigate Two Bank Robberies

The FBI and Albuquerque Police Department are investigating two bank robberies that occurred within three hours of each other on Wednesday, December 29, 2021.

The first robbery occurred at Sandia Laboratory Federal Credit Union, 3707 Juan Tabo Boulevard NE, at approximately 1:01 p.m.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic male, approximately 5'10” tall, with a medium build.

He wore a black beanie, black neck gaiter, white shirt, dark green hooded jacket, black gloves, ripped blue jeans, and black shoes.

The suspect entered the bank and presented a demand note to a teller.

The teller handed over an undisclosed amount of money to the suspect, who left the bank and headed south on foot.

The second robbery occurred at Bank of Albuquerque, 401 Coors Boulevard NW, at approximately 3:27 p.m.

The suspect is described as a white male, approximately 6'2” tall, with a thin build.

He wore a gray beanie, a white surgical face mask, a dark jacket, a yellow glove on his right hand and a black one on his left, and blue jeans.

The suspect entered the bank and presented a demand note to a teller.

The teller handed over an undisclosed amount of money to the suspect, who left the bank and headed south on foot.

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.

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.