November 8, 2017

FBI Media Update: Man Wearing Make-Up, Fake Nose, Robs Albuquerque Bank

A man wearing a disguise of make-up, a fake nose, and a wig robbed a northwest Albuquerque bank on Wednesday, November 8, 2017.

The suspect fled in a early 2000s model gray or blue Hyundai four-door sedan with a teal New Mexico plate.

He was described as a light-skinned male in his 50s, approximately 6'0" tall, with a medium build.

The suspect wore make-up, a fake nose, a mustache, a wig, sunglasses, a plaid fedora hat, a white long-sleeve shirt, and brown pants.

He wore a blue glove on his right hand.

At approximately 4:54 p.m., the suspect entered Wells Fargo, 3801 4th Street, NW, presented a note to a teller and made verbal demands for money.

The teller handed over an undisclosed amount of money to the suspect, who fled across 4th Street and was almost struck by a vehicle.

The suspect was seen getting into the passenger side of the getaway vehicle, which was driven by another individual.

The vehicle headed north on 4th Street.

The FBI may pay a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect.

Anyone with information about this robbery is asked to call the FBI at (505) 889-1300, or Albuquerque Metro Crime Stoppers, anonymously, at (505) 843-STOP.

Tips can also be submitted online at

Information about other bank robbers wanted by the FBI can be found at