FBI Media Update: FBI, Police Investigate Los Lunas, Albuquerque Bank Robberies
The FBI and local law enforcement are investigating two bank robberies that occurred Monday, April 19, 2021.
The first one occurred at U.S. Bank, 2421 Main Street SE, in Los Lunas, at approximately 1 p.m.
A man wearing a light-colored cowboy hat and a white shirt with broad horizontal stripes robbed a Los Lunas bank on Monday, April 19, 2021.
The suspect also wore a plaid jacket, dark pants, and a mask.
He is described as a Hispanic male, approximately 5'5” tall, weighs about 180 pounds, and has salt and pepper hair.
The suspect entered the bank and showed the teller a note demanding money.
The teller handed over an undisclosed amount of money to the suspect, who left the bank.
The next robbery occurred at Bank of the West, 3733 Isleta Boulevard SW, in Albuquerque, at approximately 2:27 p.m.
A Hispanic male in his 30s to 40s handed the teller a note demanding money.
The suspect is described as approximately 5'7” tall. He wore a mask, a light-colored baseball cap, a plaid jacket, a white shirt with horizontal stripes, blue jeans, and light-colored shoes.
After the teller gave him an undisclosed amount of money, the suspect was last seen heading south out of the bank.
The FBI and police are investigating whether the same suspect committed both robberies as well as the April 7, 2021, robbery of the same Los Lunas bank.
Anyone with information about these robberies 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.