FBI Media Alert: FBI Offers Reward After Man Wearing One Glove Suspected of Robbing Another Albuquerque Bank

Source: Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) State Crime Alerts (c)

The FBI and Albuquerque Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance to identify the individual responsible for a bank robbery on Tuesday, January 18, 2022.

At approximately 3:32 p.m., an unknown male entered Bank of the West, 3733 Isleta Boulevard Southwest. The suspect presented a note to the teller demanding money from the bank. The robber received an undisclosed sum of money and fled southbound on foot.

Suspect’s Description:

  • Sex: Male
  • Race: Hispanic (light skin)
  • Height: Approximately 5’5”
  • Clothing: Black baseball hat with black and white checkerboard bill, eyeglasses, gray gaiter mask, gray zip-up hoodie, black pants, and Nike black and white shoes, glove on left hand.

This individual also is suspected of the attempted robbery of First Financial Credit Union in Rio Rancho on January 15 and the robbery of Bank of the West in Albuquerque on January 12. (The suspect wore a black glove on his left hand in the January 12 robbery.)

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

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 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.