Search continues for suspect in Stanton bank robbery

Jose Cruz Iglesias. Photo courtesy of the Stanton Police Department.

STANTON -- The search continues for a man who robbed the Community National Bank in December.

Jose Cruz Iglesias is wanted by both the Stanton Police Department and FBI in connection to an early morning bank robbery that took place at 11:29 a.m. on December 23rd.

According to SPD, Iglesias entered the bank wearing sunglasses, a brown bandana, a black sweatshirt, light blue jeans and a light-colored shoe while brandishing a weapon and demanding money from a teller.

After taking an undisclosed amount of money Iglesias fled the scene on foot.

The public is urged not to approach Iglesias as his is considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information of this individual’s whereabouts is asked to contact the Federal Bureau of Investigation El Paso Division at (915)832-5000 or the Stanton Police Department at (432)756-3303.