HACKENSACK, NJ (AP) – A person of interest in New York City’s so-called ice pick robberies is awaiting an extradition hearing in New Jersey.

Authorities arrested John Martinez on a fugitive-from-justice warrant in Cliffside Park on Saturday night.

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Spokeswoman Carole Claren-Weaver with the New York State Division of Parole told The Record newspaper the 39-year-old Bronx resident is a person of interest in the six robberies that occurred from Nov. 10 through Thursday.

An NYPD spokesman says the victims were confronted by a man with an ice pick in elevators in buildings in the Bronx and Manhattan. Money, jewelry or personal items were taken.

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No one was injured.

It’s not clear whether Martinez has hired an attorney.

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