The male suspect inside the Bank of the West today in Albuquerque. Courtesy/FBI
The female suspect inside the Bank of the West today in Albuquerque. Courtesy/FBI
The FBI and Albuquerque Police Department are looking for an unidentified man and his female accomplice after the pair robbed a bank today in northeast Albuquerque bank.
The robbery occurred at approximately 10:53 a.m. at Bank of the West, 3201 Juan Tabo Blvd. NE.
The female suspect, who cased the bank minutes before the robbery and held the door open for the male suspect, is described as Hispanic, in her 20s, with long hair.
She had large tattoos resembling wings on her back, and wore a green tank top, dark stretch pants, and a red mask.
The male suspect is described as a Hispanic male in his 20s, approximately 5’8″ tall, and weighing about 140-150 pounds.
He wore a light-colored Las Vegas Raiders baseball cap, blue long-sleeve shirt, dark pants, white shoes, and a dark mask.
The male walked up to a teller and presented a note demanding money.
The teller handed over an undisclosed amount of money to the male suspect, who left the bank and was seen in a car heading north on Juan Tabo Boulevard NE, then east on Montgomery toward Nassau Drive NE.
Anyone with information about this robbery 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.
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.
The female suspect cased the bank today in Albuquerque minutes before the robbery and held the door open for the male suspect. She has large tattoos resembling wings on her back. Courtesy/FBI
The male suspect walks up to a teller and presents a note demanding money today in Albuquerque. Courtesy/FBI