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

FBI Media Alert: Man Wearing New Mexico Lobos Sweatshirt, New York Yankees Baseball Cap, Tries to Rob Albuquerque Credit Union

An unidentified man wearing a New Mexico Lobos sweatshirt and a New York Yankees baseball cap tried to rob an Albuquerque credit union on Friday afternoon, November 5, 2021.

The suspect tried to rob Rio Grande Credit Union, 1201 San Pedro Drive NE, at approximately 2:29 p.m.

He is described as a Hispanic or white male in his mid-30s, approximately 5'7” tall, with a skinny build.

He wore a red hooded sweatshirt with “New Mexico Lobos” on the front, a dark shirt under the sweatshirt, a white surgical mask, a dark New York Yankees baseball cap, and dark pants.

The suspected walked into the bank and presented a demand note to a teller, but didn't get any cash.

He left the bank and was seen walking north.

The FBI and Albuquerque Police Department are investigating.

Anyone with information about this attempted 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 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.