Deputies arrest suspected 'Batman' robber

- He has been dubbed the "Batman" robber, and now he is in jail. The Orange County Sheriff's Office on Monday announced the arrest of Juan Carlos Nieves Morales, 26, identified as a suspect in nine armed robberies over the last month. 

Detectives arrested Morales in a car in east Orange County on Monday morning. They plan to charge him in at least five of the nine cases. In two of the robberies, detectives say he wore a Batman hoodie and he gained national news coverage after that.

Investigators say witnesses followed morales after he allegedly robbed a pizza place late Friday night. They helped detectives find the suspect's cell phone and that led to his arrest.  Sheriff Jerry Demings says Morales appears to have a $1,000-a-day heroin addiction which fueled the crime spree. He says this case shows how heroin addiction can cause people to commit  potentially violent crimes putting innocent people at risk.


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