The FBI and local authorities are on the lookout for the person or people responsible for two banks robberies in El Paso on Monday.
At about 11:07 a.m., a man walked into the Wells Fargo Bank located at 655 E. Redd Road, El Paso, approached a teller and handed her a note demanding money. The teller handed over an undetermined amount of money and the suspect fled on foot.
The suspect is described as a Hispanic male in his 30’s, about 5-foot-9, short dark hair, a goatee, and heavy set build.
The suspect was wearing a beige baseball hat with the logo Sauza, a white short sleeve polo style shirt with dark colored horizontal stripes, blue jeans, and dark colored athletic shoes. The suspect was also carrying an olive green shoulder bag.
This case is being worked by the FBI’s Violent Crimes Task Force, which includes El Paso Police Department and El Paso Sheriff’s Department. If anyone was in the vicinity of this bank and has information about the robbery, please call the FBI at 915-832-5000.
The International Bank located at Arizona and Mesa was robbed in the afternoon. It was not immediately clear if the robberies were related.