FBI Albuquerque
Public Affairs Specialist Frank Fisher
(505) 889-1438
October 5, 2021

FBI Media Alert: Man Robs Albuquerque Bank, Displays Handgun in Waistband

A man wearing a bucket hat and a red T-shirt displayed a handgun in his waistband as he robbed a northeast Albuquerque bank on Tuesday, October 5, 2021.

The robbery at First Convenience Bank, inside the Walmart Supercenter at 2701 Carlisle Boulevard NE, occurred at approximately 10:09 a.m.

The suspect is described as a white male in his 30s, approximately 5'9” to 5'10” tall, with a medium build.

He wore a black and white bucket hat, a camouflage bandana over his face, a red Ecko T-shirt with an image of a rhino on the front, dark pants, and black and white checkerboard tennis shoes.

The suspect also had a prominent tattoo on his left hand.

He entered the bank and displayed a handgun in his waistband as he presented a demand note to a teller.

The teller handed over an undisclosed amount of money to the suspect, who left the bank through the pharmacy side of the store.

The Albuquerque Police Department is assisting with this investigation.

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.