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Man wearing fishing hat robs Albuquerque bank

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ALBUQUERQUE — The FBI and Albuquerque Police Department are looking for a man with a fishing hat who robbed BBVA Compass Bank at 6001 Academy Road NE in Albuquerque on June 29.

The suspect is described as a tall black male with a slender build in his late 20s to early 30s. He wore glasses, a dark buttoned-up, long-sleeved shirt, khaki pants, and a light-colored fishing hat with a black band.

Witnesses said the suspect entered the bank at approximately 5 pm and handed a teller a note that demanded money. The teller handed over an undisclosed amount of money to the suspect, who left the bank.

Anyone with information about this robbery is asked to call the FBI at (505) 889-1300 or Albuquerque Metro Crime Stoppers, anonymously, at (505) 843-STOP.

Tips also can be submitted online at tips.fbi.gov.

The FBI may pay a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to arrest and conviction of a bank robber.

Information about this and 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.

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