Serial Bank Robber on the Loose, FBI Offers $2,000 Reward
ABQ RAW staff
Posted 2/23/2022 3:19PM
Updated 2/23/2022 3:48PM
The FBI and Albuquerque Police Department are seeking the public's assistance to identify the individual(s) responsible for a bank robbery on Tuesday afternoon, February 22, 2022. This suspect has been tied to 5 bank robberies in the last month. At approximately 4:55 p.m., an unknown male entered Western Commerce Bank, 1910 Wyoming Blvd NE. The suspect presented a note to the teller demanding money from the bank. The robber received an undisclosed sum of money and left the back in an eastbound direction.
“Somebody knows who this serial bank robber is, and it’s time to contact us right now. Let’s put an end to this one-man crime wave before someone gets hurt,” said Special Agent in Charge Raul Bujanda of the Albuquerque FBI Division.
Suspect's Description: Sex: Male Race: White Age: Late 20s Height: 5'8" to 6' Hair: Brown Build: Slim Other: Splint on a finger of right hand Clothing: Wire frame eyeglasses, white face mask, gray baseball cap, dark green/gray flannel shirt, khaki pants.
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. 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.
Story updates quote from FBI Special Agent in Charge Raul Bujanda of the Albuquerque FBI Division.