FBI Albuquerque
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February 23, 2022

FBI Media Alert: FBI Asks Public for Help Finding Suspected Albuquerque Serial Bank Robber

The FBI and Albuquerque Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance to identify the individual responsible for a bank robbery on Wednesday, February 23, 2022, and who is suspected of committing five other bank robberies in the city.

At approximately 11:37 a.m.., an unknown male entered Western Commerce Bank, 1910 Wyoming Boulevard Northeast. The suspect presented a note to the teller demanding money from the bank. The robber received an undisclosed sum of money.

“Somebody knows who this serial bank robber is, and it’s time to contact us right now. Let’s put an end to this one-man crime wave before someone gets hurt,” said Special Agent in Charge Raul Bujanda of the Albuquerque FBI Division. “Call us at (505) 889-1300 or send your information to tips.fbi.gov.”

The FBI is offering a reward of up to $2,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of this suspect.

Suspect’s Description:

  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
  • Age: 40s
  • Height: Approximately 5'5"
  • Hair: Brown
  • Build: Medium
  • Clothing: Eyeglasses, black leather jacket, dark shirt, blue jeans, disposable medical mask.

This individual is also suspected of the following Albuquerque robberies:

  • Enterprise Bank & Trust, 7445 Pan American Freeway NE., on February 22, 2022
  • First Financial Credit Union, 2700 San Mateo Boulevard NE., on February 15, 2022, and January 20, 2022
  • Bank of the West, 4221 San Mateo Boulevard NE., on January 31, 2022
  • Sandia Federal Credit Union, 8505 Candelaria Road NE, on September 20, 2021

Anyone with information about these robberies can also contact 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.