2 suspects needed in Albuquerque financial institution theft, tried financial institution theft

ALBUQUERQUE, NM (KRQE) – The FBI and local police are looking for two suspects involved in a bank robbery and an attempted bank robbery that occurred within half an hour on Tuesday, January 11th incidents that took place are unrelated.

The FBI reports that the robbery took place at the Bank of the West on Eubank Boulevard. near Menaul Blvd. around midday. According to the authorities, the suspect entered the bank and issued a payment order to a cashier. The cashier then reportedly handed the suspect an undisclosed amount of money, who then left the bank and headed west on Snow Heights Blvd.

This suspect is described as a Hispanic male who is believed to be around 25 years old. He is said to be about six feet tall, slim, and have black hair. The suspect wore a dark baseball cap with the Puma logo, a blue medical mask, a gray long-sleeved T-shirt, dark gloves, and blue jeans.

  • Suspect in Bank of the West robbery on Tuesday. January 1, 2022. (Courtesy of the FBI)
  • Suspect in Bank of the West robbery on Tuesday. January 1, 2022. (Courtesy of the FBI)

The attempted bank robbery occurred around 12:26 p.m. at the US Eagle Federal Credit Union on Juan Tabo Blvd. Officials say this suspect walked into the bank and handed a cashier a reminder, but left with no money.

This suspect has been described as a white male approximately six feet tall and slim in stature. He was reportedly wearing a green suit, maroon shirt, and red and white tie. He also wore a black hat with sunglasses on top, a gold ring on his left ring finger and a blue medical mask.

Anyone with information about these incidents is asked to contact the FBI at 505-889-1300 or Albuquerque Metro Crime Stoppers anonymously at 505-843-STOP or submit a tip online at tips.fbi.gov.

  • Suspect in attempted robbery of the US Eagle Federal Credit Union on Tuesday. January 11, 2022. (Courtesy of the FBI)
  • Suspect in attempted robbery of the US Eagle Federal Credit Union on Tuesday. January 11, 2022. (Courtesy of the FBI)

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