The man suspected of robbing six women—while wielding an ice pick of knife—in the Bronx and Manhattan allegedly threatened a child. At John Martinez's arraignment, prosecutors described the robbery at East 14th in a Stuyvesant Town building, saying he approached a woman and her young son in an elevator. Martinez, who has a history of robbery arrests, allegedly said, "Give me your money, jewelry and credit cards," but when she gave him money, he wasn't happy, "This is not enough. Take me to your apartment or I will stab your son." (The boy and his mother were not harmed.) A tipster alerted police to Martinez's whereabouts—he was found near his mother's home in NJ, which was a violation of his probation.
Manhattan DA: Ice Pick Mugger Threatened To Stab Boy
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