Samuel Sabatino, 82, was arrested Saturday and charged with 11 counts of burglary.
He's allegedly approaching his victims from behind.
There have been 15 robberies reported so far in Midtown Manhattan, Soho, Gramercy Park, Union Square, and Chelsea.
"I would have gladly given her $5...but I was not going to be beaten for it."
A Staten Island man has been arrested and accused of shooting a pregnant woman in the face during a robbery, resulting in the woman losing her pregnancy.
"He was zigzagging all over the place, but he couldn't run because his pants was falling down," said a witness. "This cop saw it, and he went right after him."
The owner said, "We work 12 to 15 hours a day to put bread on the table."
Police say that the armed muggers who didn't "have the balls" to shoot a Soho woman during a robbery last week have been linked to at least seven other robberies.
A Soho resident stood up to an armed mugger, telling him to his face that he didn't have the balls to shoot her.
Police say a serial mugger is targeting, beating and mugging Asian people in East Harlem.
Police are looking for a robber who beat and robbed a woman in an elevator in the Bronx yesterday.
Cops are looking for an iPhone thief with a hot pink sartorial style who has robbed at least five young women in Brooklyn and Queens over the last month.
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