FBI Albuquerque
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January 12, 2022

FBI Media Alert: Man Wearing Black Glove on Left Hand Robs Albuquerque Bank

An unidentified man wearing a black glove on his left hand robbed a northeast Albuquerque bank on Wednesday, January 12, 2022.

The robbery occurred at Bank of the West, 6701 Academy Road NE, at approximately 3:46 p.m.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic male in his late 50s, approximately 5'3” to 5'4” tall, with brown eyes and a thin build.

He wore eyeglasses with a black frame, a tan baseball cap with a logo on the front, a gray zip-up hoodie, a gray neck gaiter covering his lower face, a black glove on his left hand, and light-colored pants.

The suspect entered the bank and presented a demand note to a teller.

The teller handed an undisclosed amount of money to the suspect, who left the bank and headed west on foot.

The FBI and Albuquerque Police Department are investigating.

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.