FBI Albuquerque
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(505) 889-1300
September 23, 2021

FBI Media Alert: Man Wearing White-Framed Sunglasses Robs Albuquerque Bank

The FBI and Albuquerque Police Department are looking for an unidentified man who wore white-framed sunglasses when he robbed a southwest Albuquerque bank Thursday afternoon (9/23/2021).

The robbery occurred at Bank of the West, 5228 Central Ave. SW, at approximately 4:31 p.m.

The suspect is described as a white male, approximately 5'6" to 5'7" tall, with a slender to medium build.

He wore a dark sweatshirt, a dark two-tone baseball cap with a logo on the front, sunglasses with white frames, and a gray mask over his lower face.

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

The teller gave an undisclosed amount of money to the suspect, who left the bank.

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.