FBI Albuquerque
Office of Public Affairs
(505) 889-1300
June 7, 2022

FBI Media Alert: FBI, Grants Police Department Seek 'Black Cap Bandit' Who Robbed Bank

The FBI and Grants Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance to identify the “Black Cap Bandit,” who is responsible for a bank robbery on Tuesday, June 7, 2022.

At approximately 2:22 p.m., an unknown male entered Wells Fargo, 201 N. 1st Street, in Grants. The suspect displayed a handgun and demanded money. The robber received an undisclosed sum of money and left the bank.

Suspect’s Description:

  • Sex: Male
  • Race: Native American
  • Age: Mid-20s
  • Height: 5'7” to 5'9”
  • Weight: Approximately 160 pounds
  • Clothing: The suspect wore a black baseball cap with an unknown white logo on the front, a black sweater, a light-colored surgical mask, blue jeans, and black 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 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.