September 9, 2022

FBI El Paso and GECU Announce Additional Reward for Information Leading to Arrest of GECU Bank Robbery Suspect

EL PASO, TX— The FBI El Paso Field Office and GECU are announcing an additional reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect of the September 2, 2022, bank robbery.

On September 7, 2022, the FBI announced a reward of up to $5000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of this suspect.

GECU announced today that they will be matching the FBI reward amount of $5,000 to make the total reward amount $10,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the bank robbery suspect.

On 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 fled the bank.

Suspect’s Description:

  • Sex: Male
  • Race: Unknown
  • Height: Approximately 5' 11" to 6'
  • 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 / 1-800-CALL-FBI or submit a tip online at You can also contact the El Paso Police Department at (915) 832-4400. The subject should be considered armed and dangerous. We ask that individuals don’t try to apprehend the subject by themselves, but instead call our office.”

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.