FBI Albuquerque
Public Affairs Specialist Frank Fisher
(505) 889-1438
January 21, 2019

Man Wearing LSU Cap Robs Albuquerque Bank

An unknown man wearing a purple LSU baseball cap robbed a northeast Albuquerque bank on Friday afternoon, January 18, 2019.

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

The suspect is described as a white male in his early 20's, approximately 5'5” tall, with a slim build.

He had brown hair and mild acne scaring.

The suspect wore a purple LSU baseball cap, a black hooded sweatshirt under a black jacket, and wore multiple rings on his left hand.

At approximately 3:26 p.m., the suspect entered Wells Fargo, 11199 Montgomery Boulevard NE., and presented a demand note to a teller.

The teller handed over an undisclosed amount of money to the suspect, who left the bank and turned north.

The FBI and Albuquerque Police Department are investigating.

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.