FBI Albuquerque
Public Affairs Specialist Frank Fisher
(505) 889-1438
December 5, 2014

Two Men Rob Wells Fargo Bank in Albuquerque

Two men with handguns robbed the Wells Fargo bank located at 5555 Montgomery Blvd. NE in Albuquerque on Friday, December 5, 2014. The robbery occurred at approximately 9:19 a.m.

One suspect is described as a black male, approximately 6 feet tall, with a medium build and a Star of David tattoo on the back of his left hand. He spoke in a deep voice.

The suspect wore a dark mask that covered most of his face; a black hooded sweatshirt with gray sleeves; gray baggy sweat pants; and white sneakers with a blue logo.

The second suspect was described as about 6 feet tall with a slender build. He wore a gray trench coat, white sneakers, and a skeleton mask.


The first suspect went up to a teller and demanded money while displaying a silver hangun. The teller handed over an undisclosed amount of money to the suspect.

The second suspect remained close to the entrance and ordered customers to put their hands up.

The two men ran out of the bank and turned in a westward direction.

The FBI and Albuquerque Police Department are investigating this robbery.

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.