FBI And Bernalillo Police Search For Identity Of Bank Robber

The FBI is seeking the identity of this man who robbed a bank Friday afternoon in Bernalillo. Courtesy/FBI 

FBI News:

A man wearing a dark blue Torrance County Fire Department long-sleeve shirt robbed a bank in Bernalillo Friday, July 30, 2021.

The robbery occurred at approximately 2:15 p.m. at Wells Fargo, 239 W. Highway 550.

The suspect is described as a Native American or Hispanic male with dark skin, approximately 5’6″ tall, with a medium build. He wore the blue shirt, a dark mask covering the lower half of his face, a dark baseball cap with a light-colored bill and dark green pants.

The suspect entered the bank and presented a demand note to a teller. The teller handed over an undisclosed amount of money to the suspect, who left the bank.

The FBI and Bernalillo Police Department are investigating.


Authorities are investigating whether this suspect may have committed four other bank robberies this month, two in Moriarty and one each in Tijeras and Socorro.

The FBI is offering a reward of up to $2,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of that suspect. 

Anyone with information about any of these robberies is asked to contact the FBI at 505.889.1300, or Albuquerque Metro Crime Stoppers, anonymously, at 505.843.STOP.

Tips also may be submitted online at tips.fbi.gov.

Information about other bank robbers wanted by the FBI can be found at bankrobbers.fbi.gov.

Note: 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.