FBI, Local Partners Seek Man Robbing New Mexico Banks

FBI News:

The FBI and local law enforcement are looking for an unidentified man who robbed banks in Moriarty and Tijeras, Monday morning July 19, and likely robbed another bank in Moriarty last week.

The first robbery occurred at approximately 9:27 a.m. Monday at U.S. Bank, 1401 U.S. Route 66 in Moriarty.

The suspect was described as a Hispanic male, 5’6” to 5’8” tall. He wore a blue NASA baseball cap with light-colored brim, long-sleeve green shirt, light-colored pants, and a dark bandana over the lower half of his face.

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

At approximately 10:12 a.m., a suspect with the same description entered Wells Fargo, 503 NM-333, in Tijeras.

He handed a demand note to a teller, who gave an undisclosed amount of money to the suspect.

The suspect left the bank.

The suspect’s physical description matches that of the man who robbed Wells Fargo, 901 U.S. Route 66, in Moriarty, at approximately 2:53 p.m. Thursday, July 15, 2021 (link).

Anyone with information about these robberies is asked to contact the FBI at 505.889.1300. Tips can also be submitted online at tips.fbi.gov.

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

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