FBI Albuquerque
Office of Public Affairs
(505) 889-1300
March 2, 2022

FBI Media Alert: Man with Cross on Baseball Cap Robs Española Bank

The FBI and Española Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance to identify the individual responsible for a bank robbery on Wednesday, March 2, 2022.

At approximately 1:36 p.m., an unknown male entered WaFd Bank, 1124 North Riverside Drive, in Española. The suspect presented a note to the teller demanding money from the bank. The robber received an undisclosed sum of money and ran south on Riverside Drive.

Suspect’s Description:

  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
  • Age: 20s
  • Height: Approximately 5'8”
  • Hair: Shaved on sides and back
  • Build: Thin
  • Clothing: Brown or tan jacket with gray hood; dark long-sleeve shirt; black baseball cap with gray front, blue lettering, and a cross; white pants; and tan or light-colored shoes.

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 these robberies is asked to contact the FBI at (505) 889-1300.

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.