FBI Albuquerque
Public Affairs Specialist Frank Fisher
(505) 889-1438
December 11, 2014

Western Commerce Bank Robbed in Albuquerque

The FBI and Albuquerque Police Department are looking for a man who robbed Western Commerce Bank branch located at 1910 Wyoming Blvd. NE in Albuquerque on Thursday, December 11, 2014.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic male, approximately 5’6” tall, with a beard and mustache.

He wore a two-tone baseball cap with a logo on front, dark blue or black overalls, gloves, and eyeglasses.


Witnesses said the suspect entered the bank at approximately 1:20 p.m. and displayed a handgun as he gave a teller a note demanding money.

The teller handed over an undisclosed amount of money to the suspect, who was last seen walking east.

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.