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Police seek suspect in Aztec bank robbery

The Daily Times staff

AZTEC — The FBI is looking for a woman suspected of robbing Four Corners Community Bank in Aztec this afternoon.

At 11:47 a.m., the woman entered the bank at 1301 W. Aztec Blvd., handed the teller a note and left with an undisclosed amount of money, said Aztec Police Department Capt. Troy Morris.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic woman who is about 5 feet tall, has a medium build and is 40 to 45 years old, according to a press release from the FBI.

A still from surveillance video at Four Corners Community Bank in Aztec shows the suspect police say robbed the bank on Friday.

She was wearing a large, white hat; sunglasses; a long-sleeve, navy blue sweatshirt and white pants, according to the release.

The San Juan County Sheriff's Office and Aztec police responded to the robbery. The Farmington Police Department K9 unit and the sheriff's office helicopter helped in the search.

The bank was closed today as police investigated.

The FBI may offer up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the bank robber, according to the agency's press release. Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call 505-889-1300. Tips may also be submitted online at tips.fbi.gov.