September 2, 2022

FBI El Paso and El Paso Police Department Asking for the Public’s Assistance in Identifying the Eastside GECU Bank Robbery Suspect

EL PASO, TX—The FBI El Paso Field Office and El Paso Police Department (EPPD) are seeking the public’s assistance to identify the individual responsible for a bank robbery on Friday, September 2, 2022.

At approximately 11:15 a.m., an unknown male entered the GECU located at 10425 Vista Del Sol. The suspect fired multiple shots inside the bank with a handgun. No reported injuries. The robber obtained an undisclosed sum of money and left the bank heading towards Yarbrough.

EPPD K-9 units were deployed in the surrounding neighborhood to locate the suspect.

FBI El Paso’s Violent Crime Task Force is working in close conjunction with EPPD’s Crimes Against Persons Unit.

FBI El Paso Evidence Response Team and EPPD’s Crime Scene Unit are actively processing the crime scene.

Suspect’s Description:

  • Sex: Male
  • Race: Unknown
  • Height: Approximately 5’ 11” to 6'0"
  • Clothing: Khaki pants, a Khaki long-sleeved shirt, light-colored sun hat, yellow safety vest, black boots, dark gloves, possible khaki vest, and a dark face covering.

“We are asking for the public’s assistance to help identify this bank robbery suspect,” said FBI El Paso Special Agent in Charge Jeffery R. Downey. “Anyone with information about this robbery is asked to contact the FBI at (915) 832-5000 or 1-800-CALL-FBI, or El Paso Police Department at (915) 832-4400.”

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.