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Wed September 7, 2011
UPDATE: Las Cruces Bank Robbery
By KRWG News
Las Cruces – The FBI and Las Cruces Police are looking for man who robbed the Wells Fargo bank at 2400 N. Main St. on Wednesday morning.
The suspect is described as a white male in his mid-50s with a short white beard.
He wore a gray long-sleeve New Mexico State Aggies shirt, beige pants, a tan baseball-style cap with an oval decal on the front, and sunglasses.
The suspect has a slight to medium build, is about 5'6 to 5'7 tall and weighs about 125-130 pounds.
Witnesses say the robber entered the bank at about 9:07 a.m. and handed the teller a note that demanded money.
He left with an undisclosed amount of money and was last seen heading southbound on foot.
Nobody was injured.
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.
Anyone with information about this bank robbery is asked to call the Albuquerque FBI Office at (505) 889-1300 (24 hours) or Las Cruces Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or send a tip via text message to LCTIPS (528477).
The FBI may pay a reward of $1,000 for information leading to the suspect's arrest and conviction.