FBI seeks casino robbers, getaway driver

RIO PUERCO, NM (KRQE) – The FBI is asking for the public’s help catching a trio of crooks who held up a New Mexico casino early Sunday morning.

Investigators say it happened a little after 2 a.m. at the Route 66 Express in Rio Puerco. Two men with scarves covering their faces came in and held up a cashier at gunpoint.

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One of those men is described as possibly Hispanic, approximately 5’5″ and weighing about 130 pounds. He walked with a limp in his left leg.

The other man is described as possibly black, approximately 6 feet tall, and weighing about 180 pounds.

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The men got away with an undisclosed amount of money in a four door silver Ford sedan with a spoiler on the trunk and tinted windows.

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The FBI believes the woman driving that car purchased gas before driving off with the robbers. She is described as as light-skinned Hispanic or white, approximately 5’5″ tall, weighs about 160 pounds, with dark hair.

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Anyone with information on who the culprits are is asked to call the FBI at (505) 889-1300. Tips can also be submitted at https://tips.fbi.gov

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