NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) - A man donning a ponytail wig wanted in two bank robberies in Newport News has been arrested.
Newport News Police spokesman Lou Thurston said officers arrested Gerald Conway Martin, 46, of Newport News early Friday morning after receiving a Crime Line tip.
Martin has been charged with one count of robbery in connection to the BayPort Credit Union robbery on June 6.
On June 6, officers said the suspect involved in the Bay Port robbery closely seemed to be the same suspect in the June 3 robbery of a Sun Trust bank . In both instances, the suspect was wearing a wig pulled back in a ponytail.
Martin has also been charged in the June 3 robbery.
Martin is being held at the Newport News City Jail.
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