Angel Anthony Cintron, 39, was picked up Monday by members of the NYPD in Yonkers after receiving a Crime Stoppers tip.
Police said they are investing to determine if the suspect, Angel Anthony Cintron, used a needle to threaten a 13-year-old boy into giving up his cell phone.
There was a break in a case Friday night as the NYPD continued to hunt down a serial thief that is stalking the streets armed with a hypodermic needle.
The NYPD is looking for a man wanted in connection with a Bronx robbery pattern in which he threatened victims and demanded property.
Police said a man arrested for possession of a hypodermic needle was found to be responsible for burglarizing a number of Long Island businesses.