FBI Albuquerque
Public Affairs Specialist Frank Fisher
(505) 889-1438
December 12, 2014

New Mexico Bank & Trust Robbed in Albuquerque

An armed man wearing tan work gloves robbed the New Mexico Bank & Trust branch located at 3002 Louisiana Blvd. NE in Albuquerque on Friday, December 12, 2014.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic male in his late 40s to early 50s, approximately 5’4” tall, with a medium-to-heavy build. He had a short, scraggly beard.

The suspect wore a black jacket over a gray hooded sweatshirt, a baseball cap, silver-framed sunglasses with a yellow or orange tint, jeans, tan work gloves, and tan boots.


Witnesses said the suspect entered the bank at approximately 10:06 a.m., gave a teller a note demanding money, and displayed a black handgun.

The suspect also verbally demanded money and gave the teller a black, cube-shaped bag.

The teller put an undisclosed amount of money in the bag, which the suspect took and left the bank.

The suspect was seen walking west on Candelaria Road NE and may have gotten into a vehicle that headed south on Louisiana Boulevard NE.

Anyone with information about this bank robbery is asked to call the Albuquerque FBI Field 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 arrest and conviction of a bank robber.

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