Syringe-Wielding Robbery Suspect Angel Cintron In Custody
The NYPD says Angel Cintron was arrested this morning in Yonkers after he was identified over the weekend as the suspect in the string of robberies dating back to at least August.
Police suspect Cintron is responsible for at least 10 robberies, during which he threatened victims with a syringe before looting their stuff.
All of the victims were men, one of whom was only 14 years old.
Cintron is a career criminal with 19 prior arrests that led to multiple drug and robbery convictions. He was released from prison in 2008 after serving eight years for one of those robbery convictions.
Police say Cintron was identified through a tip through Crime Stoppers and that he will be put through a police lineup today.
He's yet to be formally charged with any crimes.