NEW YORK - (AP) - Authorities have arrested a tall suspect wantedin a string of nine bank robberies in New York and New Jersey.

He was dubbed the "Holiday Bandit" because he pulled severalof the armed holdups during the holiday season.

Investigators say they captured him Tuesday after he was spotteddriving a car stolen during a robbery of a bank in Edison, NJ. The FBI says the 6-foot-5 suspect made off with more than$50,000 in some of his heists.