FBI Albuquerque
Public Affairs Specialist Frank Fisher
(505) 889-1438
May 27, 2022

FBI Media Alert: Male 'Shop and Rob Bandit' in Women’s Clothes Suspected in Second Albuquerque Bank Robbery

The “Shop and Rob Bandit” apparently robbed another Albuquerque bank on Friday, May 27, 2022, but this time the unidentified man wore a brown wig, women’s clothes, and brown boots.

At approximately 1 p.m., an unknown male entered First Convenience Bank, located inside the Walmart Supercenter at 2550 Coors Boulevard NW. The suspect handed a demand note to a teller. The robber received an undisclosed sum of money and left the store through the west entrance.

Suspect’s Description:

Sex: Male

Race: Black

Height: 6'5”

Build: Thin Clothing: Brown wig, sunglasses, white surgical mask, light-colored sweater, dark shirt, black and white tiger-stripe pants, brown boots.

Other: He carried a black bag slung over his shoulder.

This individual is suspected of also robbing First Convenience Bank, located inside the Walmart Supercenter at 2266 Wyoming Boulevard NE, on May 20, 2022.

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 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.