Photo of suspected bank robber demanding cash from a teller this afternoon at Los Alamos National Bank in White Rock. Courtesy/FBI
The FBI and Los Alamos Police Department are looking for a woman who robbed Los Alamos National Bank, 77 Rover Blvd., in White Rock, today, Feb. 5.
The suspect is described as a Hispanic or Native American female in her late 20s or early 30s, approximately 5’4″ tall and weighing about 150 pounds.
She may have a scar or tattoo below her left eye.
The suspect wore a black jacket over a black hoodie and a gray hoodie. She also had on winter gloves.
State Public Safety Police
Los Alamos Police vehicles are out in force at Los Alamos National Bank in White Rock and throughout the area following a bank robbery there this afternoon. FBI agents have taken over the case and are on scene. Photo by Rebekah Valentine
Police will be out in force around White Rock and near Pinon and Chamisa Elementary Schools while the hunt is underway for the woman suspected of robbing Los Alamos National Bank in White Rock this afternoon. Photo by Rebekah Valentine
Public Safety Police
Los Alamos Police have handed off this afternoon’s bank robbery case of the Los Alamos National Bank in White Rock to the FBI, which is standard procedure.
The latest information obtained by the Los Alamos Daily Post is that the suspect is described as a 5’4” Hispanic woman, mid 20-40 years of age with a blue star tattoo on her face and wearing a black sweatshirt with logo on it.
State Public Safety Police
Both Chamisa Elementary School and Pinon Elementary School in White Rock will keep students in school until parents/guardians pick them up this afternoon.
“In cooperation with local police, we are following this procedure as a safety precaution as they continue their investigation of a bank robbery suspect (s) potentially in the area,” from a statement released by Los Alamos Public Schools.
LAPS said that police patrols have been beefed up in the area around the schools and there will be an increased police presence at the schools while parents pick up their
Education Public Safety Police
(Update 3:10pm with updated suspect description)
Early police reports indicate that a robbery occurred this afternoon at Los Alamos National Bank in White Rock.
The suspect is believed to be a female Hispanic, 5′ 4″ and wearing Black sweat shirt, gray pants, Logo on shirt, has Blue Star Tattoo on face. Age: mid 20 to 40.
She was last seen headed toward Smith’s Food and Drug Center on Sherwood Boulevard carrying about $4,000 in cash from the bank in a plastic bag.
Details may change on this developing story so check back for updates.
County Public Safety Police