Wells Fargo Bank Branch Robbed in Albuquerque
The FBI and Albuquerque Police Department are looking for a man who robbed the Wells Fargo branch located at 8333 Montgomery Blvd NE in Albuquerque on Wednesday, May 7, 2014.
The suspect may have used a beige Cadillac sedan with a yellow New Mexico license plate.
He is described as a white or Hispanic male in his 20s or 30s, approximately 5’5” to 5’7” tall, with a medium to heavy build.
The suspect wore sunglasses, a black baseball cap, a black hooded jacket with a zipper, a black shirt with the letters “UN” visible in white (which may be part of a word or acronym), beige cargo shorts, and white athletic shoes. A black scarf or other type of covering concealed most of his face.
Witnesses said the suspect entered the bank at approximately 9:14 a.m., pointed a black or dark gray handgun at a teller, and demanded money.
The teller handed over an undisclosed amount of money to the suspect, who left the bank and headed west on Montgomery Boulevard.
The man is suspected of having parked a beige Cadillac sedan at a McDonald’s restaurant near the bank and returned to the vehicle after the robbery and left.
Authorities are investigating whether this suspect may be responsible for other bank robberies in the area.
Bank robbery is punishable by a 20-year prison sentence for each offense, and the penalty increases if a dangerous weapon is used in the commission of the crime.
Anyone with information about this bank robbery is asked to call the Albuquerque FBI 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 suspect’s arrest and conviction.
Information about other bank robbers wanted by the FBI can be found at https://bankrobbers.fbi.gov.