Charlotte-Mecklenburg police detectives arrested a man Friday they say was involved in two Charlotte bank robberies this week.
Lewis Edward Fite, 42, was charged in connection with Tuesday’s robbery of a BB&T Bank branch on Mallard Creek Road and Wednesday’s robbery of a First Citizens Bank branch on John J. Delaney Drive, police said.
Armed Robbery Unit detectives stopped a vehicle in which Fite was a passenger, and arrested him on felony larceny warrants from Tennessee, police said. Detectives were assisted by University City Division officers and Gang Unit detectives.
Fite was taken to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Department headquarters, and after being interviewed was charged with two counts of common law robbery and locked up in Mecklenburg County Jail, police said.
Anyone with information about these cases or the suspect should call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.