Man arrested after stealing from elderly man at ATM

Brett Hubbard
Brett Hubbard

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – A man is behind bars after robbing an elderly man in northeast Albuquerque. It happened at an ATM outside the Smith’s grocery store near Tramway and Montgomery. Police say the victim had just withdrew $300 when Brett Hubbard approached him and grabbed the money.

He ran off when the man started hitting him with his cane. Police were able to locate him a short time later.

According to the criminal complaint, Hubbard told police he didn’t know the elderly man, but saw an opportunity to take his money. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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