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Suspect on the Loose after Santa Fe Branch of Bank of Albuquerque Robbery

on March 19, 2012 - 10:45am

Bank Robbery Suspect. Photo Courtesy/FBI

The FBI and Santa Fe Police Department are investigating an armed bank robbery that occurred Friday, March 16, at the Bank of Albuquerque at 706 Saint Michaels Dr., #A in Santa Fe.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic male in his early 30s, 5’8” tall, with a medium build and black hair.

He wore an olive-green jacket with a hood, jeans, a dark mask, and white gloves.

Witnesses say the suspect walked into the bank at approximately 12:45 p.m. and demanded money from a teller.

The suspect displayed a weapon. Photo Courtesy/FBI

He left the bank with an undisclosed amount of money and was last seen leaving the scene in a white SUV.

Authorities are investigating whether this suspect could be related to other bank robberies.

Suspect takes undislosed amount of cash and flees the scene. Photo Courtesy/FBI

Bank robbery is punishable by a 20-year prison sentence for each offense and the penalty increases if a dangerous weapon is used in the commission of the crime.

The FBI may pay a reward of $1,000 for information leading to the suspect’s arrest and conviction.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Albuquerque FBI Office at (505) 889-1300 (24 hours) or Santa Fe Police Department (505) 955-5033.


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