FBI Albuquerque
Public Affairs Specialist Frank Fisher
(505) 889-1438
February 22, 2019

FBI Media Alert: Two Men Rob Northeast Albuquerque Bank

The FBI and Albuquerque Police Department are looking for two men who robbed a northeast Albuquerque bank on Thursday, February 21, 2019.

Bank of the West, 780 Juan Tabo Boulevard NE, was robbed at approximately 10:12 a.m.

The robbers fled in a white pickup truck south on Juan Tabo Boulevard.

The suspected getaway driver is described as a heavy-set Hispanic male in his late 20s to mid-30s, approximately 5'8” tall, with a small dark tattoo on the right side of his neck.

He wore a light-colored hooded sweatshirt, a dark baseball cap with a star on the front, and dark pants.

The second suspect is approximately 5'6” tall, with a medium build and dark complexion.

He wore a dark jacket with a logo on front, sunglasses, dark gloves, and a scarf that covered his face.

He verbally demanded money from a teller, who handed over an undisclosed amount of cash to the suspect.

The FBI is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspects.

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.