FBI Albuquerque
Public Affairs Specialist Frank Fisher
(505) 889-1438
April 5, 2019

FBI Media Alert: FBI Offers Reward After Man Tries to Rob Santa Fe Bank

The FBI and Santa Fe Police Department are looking for a man who attempted to rob New Mexico Bank and Trust, 1549 Paseo de Peralta, at approximately 4:19 p.m. today, April 5, 2019.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic male with a dark complexion, in his late 40s to early 50s, approximately 5'4” tall, with a thin build and weighing about 150 pounds.

He wore a dark cap with a yellow logo on the front, a black jacket, dark shirt, dark pants, and tennis shoes.

The suspect handed a teller a note that demanded money. He also verbally demanded money from the teller and threatened to pull out a gun and start shooting.

The suspect left the bank without obtaining money and was seen heading in the direction of Hotel Santa Fe, east of the bank.

The FBI may pay a reward of up to $1,000 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.