ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The FBI is offering a $2,000 reward for help finding a man they say has robbed at least three metro banks in the last week. Surveillance photos show the man at the Bank of the West on Isleta Blvd. near Rio Bravo Blvd. on Tuesday afternoon.
The FBI reports that on Tuesday, Jan. 18, the suspect reportedly entered the bank and presented a note to a teller, demanding money from the bank. Authorities say the robber received an undisclosed amount of money and fled southbound on foot. Investigators believe he also robbed the First Financial Credit Union in Rio Rancho on Saturday, Jan. 15, and a Bank of the West on Academy Rd. last Wednesday, Jan. 12.
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In the most recent robbery on Tuesday, the suspect wore a black glove on his left hand just as he did during the January 12 robbery. The FBI describes the suspect as a Hispanic male, approximately 5’5″tall, wearing a black baseball hat with a black and white checkerboard bill, eyeglasses, a gray gaiter mask, gray zip-up hoodie, black pants, and Nike black and white shoes.
If you know who he is, call Crime Stoppers at 505-843-STOP or the FBI at 505-889-1300. You can also submit tips online at tips.fbi.gov.