Suspect in custody after 2 bank robberies in High Point

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Left: Christopher Lee Long. Right: Scene of the arrest (Courtesy: Robert Helms)

Left: Christopher Lee Long.
Right: Scene of the arrest (Courtesy: Robert Helms)

HIGH POINT, N.C. — Police have arrested a suspect in two separate bank robberies Monday in High Point.

According to Capt. Mike Kirk, a tip from a Crescent Ford employee led to the arrest of 30-year-old Christopher Lee Long near the dealership.

The banks targeted were the BB&T Bank, located at 620 N. Main St., which was robbed at 11 a.m., and the Bank of America, located at 201 E. Parris Ave., which was robbed at 1:58 p.m.

Kirk said the arrest was made just minutes after the robbery of the Bank of America.