FBI Albuquerque
Public Affairs Specialist Frank Fisher
(505) 889-1438
July 7, 2014

Man Wearing Gardening Gloves Robs Albuquerque Bank

A man wearing gardening gloves robbed a BBVA Compass Bank branch on 9500 Sage Road SW in Albuquerque on Monday, July 7, 2014.

The suspect is described as a heavy-set Hispanic male in his 30s, approximately 5’10” tall, either bald or with close-croppped hair.

He wore a dark, long-sleeved shirt; dark pants; a black bandana that covered part of his face; a red baseball cap with yellow writing and a yellow bill; and light-colored gardening gloves.

The man entered the bank at approximately 12:24 p.m. and verbally demanded money from a teller.

The teller handed over an undisclosed amount of money to the suspect, who left the bank and was seen heading on foot in a southeast direction.

Anyone with information about this robbery is asked to call the FBI (24 hours) at 505-889-1300.

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