The FBI and Albuquerque Police Department are looking for a team of robbers who hit an Albuquerque bank Wednesday, June 22, and fled in a vehicle with front-end damage.
Three suspects were possibly involved, and they fled in a late-model, four-door car with faded gold paint. The vehicle was missing a front driver-side hubcap and its hood was not closed completely. The robbery occurred at approximately 3:21 p.m. at the Bank of the West at 5401 Central Ave. NE;
A male suspect described as approximately 6’0” tall and skinny entered the bank and demanded money. He wore a red bandana over his face, a hood over his head, a dark baseball cap, a blue Nike windbreaker, and blue jeans. A teller handed over an undisclosed amount of money to the suspect, who left the bank and got into the vehicle with a driver and a passenger. The vehicle was last seen heading north on Madeira Drive NE.
Anyone with information about this robbery is asked to call the FBI at (505).889.1300 or Albuquerque Metro Crime Stoppers, anonymously, at (505).843.STOP.
The FBI may pay a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to arrest and conviction of a bank robber. Information about this and 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.