Published: 2:43 pm, Sun. Dec. 9th, 2018Updated: 2:42 pm
The FBI has announced it is increasing its reward offered for information leading to the apprehension of a Carlsbad bank robber.
The robbery occurred Nov. 16 at Western Commerce Bank on North Canal Street in Carlsbad. An unidentified person wearing a mask, white, hooded sweatshirt bearing the words “American Eagle,” a dark ski cap, sunglasses, and black gloves entered, displayed a handgun, and demanded money from a teller.
The teller handed over an undisclosed amount of money to the suspect, who then fled the bank.
Information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect comes with a $2,500 reward.
Anyone with potential information is urged to contact the FBI at 505-889-1300 or, anonymously, Crime Stoppers of Eddy County at 1-844-786-7227. Tips can also be submitted at tips.fbi.gov.