FBI Albuquerque
Public Affairs Specialist Frank Fisher
(505) 889-1438
January 31, 2022

FBI Media Alert: Man in Black Leather Jacket Robs Albuquerque Bank

The FBI and Albuquerque Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance to identify the individual responsible for a bank robbery on Monday, January 31, 2022.

At approximately 9:19 a.m., an unknown male entered Bank of the West, 4221 San Mateo Boulevard NE. The suspect presented a note to the teller demanding money from the bank. The robber received an undisclosed sum of money and headed southbound on foot.

Suspect’s Description:

  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
  • Age: 45 to 50 years old
  • Hair: Black
  • Build: Medium
  • Eyes: Light-colored
  • Height: 5'3” to 5'5”
  • Clothing: Black leather jacket, dark T-shirt, black pants, and blue surgical mask.

This individual is suspected of also robbing First Financial Credit Union, 2700 San Mateo Boulevard NE, in Albuquerque, on January 20.

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.

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.