'Holiday Bandit' suspect captured

BROOKLYN - Authorities say they have arrested the man suspected in a string of nine bank robberies in New York and New Jersey. Marat Mikhaylich 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, N.J. The FBI says the 6-foot-5 suspect made off with more than$50,000 in some of his heists, two of which were in Brooklyn.Photo courtesy of the FBIAP wire services contributed to this reportFBI: 'Holiday Bandit' hits 2nd Brooklyn bank

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