FBI Albuquerque
Public Affairs Specialist Frank Fisher
(505) 889-1438
June 27, 2014

Man Robs Wells Fargo Bank in Albuquerque

The FBI and Albuquerque Police Department are asking for the public’s help in catching a man who robbed the Wells Fargo branch located at 3701 Constitution Ave. NE inside a Smith’s grocery store on Friday, June 27, 2014.

The suspect is described a Hispanic male, approximately 50 years old, about 5 feet 9 inches tall, and weighing about 165 pounds.

He wore sunglasses, a gray sweatshirt, a dark baseball cap, and dark pants.

The suspect left the bank with an accomplice in a silver four-door sedan.

Witnesses said the man entered the bank at approximately 1 p.m. and handed a teller a note demanding money.

The teller handed over an undisclosed amount of money to the suspect.

Bank robbery is punishable by a 20-year prison sentence for each offense, and the penalty increases if a dangerous weapon is used in the commission of the crime.

Anyone with information about this bank robbery is asked to call the Albuquerque FBI Office at (505) 889-1300 (24 hours) or Albuquerque Metro Crime Stoppers, anonymously, at (505) 843-STOP.

Tips also can be submitted online at https://tips.fbi.gov.

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

Information about other bank robbers wanted by the FBI can be found at https://bankrobbers.fbi.gov.