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Thu January 24, 2013
Las Cruces Bank Robbery Under Investigation
Las Cruces Police and agents from the FBI are investigating the Thursday morning robbery of a bank that’s located inside the Pro’s Ranch Market. Shortly before 10 a.m. Thursday, Las Cruces Police were dispatched to 1st Convenience Bank branch located inside the Pro’s Ranch Market at 320 Wyatt Dr. Police learned that the suspect, described as a Hispanic woman possibly older than 50, approached a bank teller and subsequently handed over a note that demanded money.
The woman took an undisclosed amount of cash, left the bank which is located at the front of the store, and walked out of the Pro’s Ranch Market.
No weapon was displayed and no injuries were reported.
Witnesses described the woman as wearing a dark-color sweater and blue denim pants. She concealed her face with what may have been a robe.
Anyone with information that can help identify the suspect is asked to call Las Cruces Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or send a tip via text message to CRIMES (274637), keyword LCTIPS.