FBI Albuquerque
Public Affairs Specialist Frank Fisher
(505) 889-1438
July 27, 2015

Robbery of First National Rio Grande Bank Branch in Albuquerque

On July 27, 2015, at approximately 1:15 p.m., an unknown male subject entered the branch of First National Rio Grande located at 7620 Jefferson St NE in Albuquerque, New Mexico, in the Market Place shopping center. The subject approached a bank employee, presented a handwritten note threatening that he had a firearm, and verbally demanded money. The subject fled the branch with an undisclosed amount of United States currency, heading on foot toward Jefferson St.

The subject is described as a Native American or Hispanic male in his mid-20s, approximately 5’10” tall, of slender build, with light brown skin and thick, dark brown hair. The subject wore a red baseball cap, large sunglasses with black plastic frames, a black T-shirt, and blue jeans.

Anyone with information is requested to contact the Albuquerque Division of the FBI at (505) 889-1300.