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UPDATED: Would-Be Bank Robber Caught

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Emma Rosemary Hossy, 22, of Albuquerque, was arrested Sunday in connection with the attempted bank robbery of Wells Fargo Bank at 8333 Montgomery Blvd. NE, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said in a news release.

Hossy was arrested by Albuquerque police, who turned her over to the FBI, the release said.

Witnesses said the woman entered the bank shortly before noon on Friday and showed the teller a small package wrapped in duct tape, then demanded money and threatened to blow up the building if she didn’t get it, the FBI said.

The suspect fled without getting any money when she believed she saw the teller push an emergency button, according to the release.

The package was later determined to be a hoax, the release said.


12/7/12 — FBI Releases Photos of Would-Be Bank Robber

By ABQnews Staff

2:13 p.m. — The FBI has released photos of the woman who it says tried to robbed a Wells Fargo bank this morning in Albuquerque.

Anyone with information about this robbery is asked to call the FBI at 505-889-1300 (24 hours) or send a tip online at https://tips.fbi.gov.

The FBI may pay a reward of up to $1,000 for the arrest and conviction of this suspect.

(Courtesy of the FBI)


1:54 p.m. — The FBI and APD are seeking a woman who they say attempted to rob a Wells Fargo bank this morning.

A woman in her mid-20s wearing a pink UNM sweatshirt attempted to rob the Wells Fargo bank on 8333 Montgomery Blvd at about 11:50 a.m., according to the FBI.

The woman entered the bank, placed a small box on the the teller’s counter and demanded money. She then fled the bank without any money and was last seen heading west on foot.

She’s described as 5 feet, 4 inches tall, weighing about 130 pounds with short blonde hair. She was seen wearing a pink UNM sweatshirt, sunglasses, and dark leggings and carrying a small black purse.

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