Crime of the week

Friday, August 6, 2010 - 11:44am

Bank Robbery


A man with a handgun walks up to a downtown bank teller and demands money, making this the Crime Stoppers “Crime of the Week.”

On Thursday, June 24th, 2010, a little after 2:00 P.M., the subject entered the First Savings Bank at 909 N. Mesa armed with a black semi-automatic handgun. He approached a bank teller and, speaking in Spanish, made a demand for money. The teller turned over an undisclosed amount of money, which the subject placed into a gray plastic bag that he brought with him. The subject then ordered the teller to get on the floor, and he ran out of the bank. He was last seen running north on Mesa.

The subject is described as an Hispanic male in his mid-20’s, approximately 6’0” tall, with a medium build and light complexion. He was wearing a black and white baseball cap, brown and white long sleeve shirt, a reflective orange safety vest, black and white bandana, blue jeans, and white gloves.

If you have any information about this subject, please call Crime Stoppers immediately at 566-TIPS (566-8477) or on-line at You will remain anonymous and, if your tip leads to an arrest, you can qualify for a cash reward.
Crime Stoppers of El Paso: a non-profit organization that brings together the community, law enforcement, and the media to solve crime.

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