Ice Pick

(credit: NYPD)

Police: Suspect Armed With Ice Pick Wanted For Robbing Man In Central Park

The suspect walked up to a man, punched him in the face and took out an ice pick, police said. He then stole the victim’s cell phone and cash and took off.

05/04/2012

John Martinez, suspect in "Ice Pick Bandit" case. (Photo/Bergen County Sherriff's Office)

Ice Pick Robber John Martinez Gets Prison

John Martinez, known as the ‘ice pick robber,’ was sentenced to 18 years to life in prison after pleading guilty to threatening and robbing women in and around Stuyvensant Town over a year ago.

12/14/2011

John Martinez, suspect in "Ice Pick Bandit" case. (Photo/Bergen County Sherriff's Office)

Ice Pick Robber John Martinez Pleads Guilty

It was a year ago when the ice pick robber began terrorizing women and children in the Stuyvesant Town and Peter Cooper Village neighborhoods. Now, 40-year-old John Martinez has plead guilty in five of these cases.

11/10/2011

Ice Pick Bandit (credit: CBS 2)

Ice Pick Robbery Suspect Awaits Extradition From NJ

A person of interest in New York City’s so-called ice pick robberies is awaiting an extradition hearing in New Jersey.

12/07/2010