FBI Albuquerque
Public Affairs Specialist Frank Fisher
(505) 889-1438
August 24, 2021

FBI Media Alert: Man with Handgun Robs Albuquerque Bank

The FBI and Albuquerque Police Department are looking for an unidentified man who displayed a handgun in his waistband as he robbed a bank inside a Walmart Supercenter on Tuesday afternoon, August 24, 2021.

The robbery occurred at First Convenience Bank, 2266 Wyoming Boulevard NE, shortly before 6 p.m.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic male in his 30s to 40s, approximately 6'0" to 6'2” tall, and weighing about 180 to 200 pounds.

He wore a dark face mask, light-colored baseball cap with a Zia symbol, gray sweatshirt with the Champion logo, blue jeans, and white sneakers.

The suspect approached tellers, showed them a handgun in his waistband, and demanded money.

A teller handed over 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.