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Robbery of Bank of America Branch in El Paso

FBI El Paso March 13, 2013
  • Special Agent Michael Martinez (915) 832-5373

At approximately 11:55 a.m., a female walked into the Bank of America located at 9101 Dyer, El Paso, Texas, approached a teller, handed a note, displayed a weapon, and demanded money. The teller complied and handed the woman an undisclosed amount of money. The woman exited the bank and fled on foot in a westerly direction on Hondo Pass.

The subject is described as a Hispanic female, late 40 years of age, approximately 5’2” tall, with a small build. She was wearing a maroon and brown scarf over her head and has dark hair. She has a scar in her hairline and bruising in the top portion of her left hand. She handed the teller a yellow note that she took out of a turquoise hand bag During the robbery, she displayed a long-barrel black handgun. Photos of the suspect are below.

This case is being investigated by the FBI’s Violent Crimes Task Force, which includes the El Paso Police Department and El Paso Sheriff’s Department. If anyone was in the vicinity of the bank and/or has information about the robbery, please contact the FBI at 915-832-5000.