NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The man wanted in connected with a string of violent robberies targeting Asians in Upper Manhattan has been arrested, police said.
NYPD spokesman Paul Browne said career criminal Jason Commisso, 34, was arrested Monday night on a Greyhound bus en route to Texas, 1010 WINS’ Juliet Papa reported.READ MORE: Times Square Shooting Suspect Farrakhan Muhammad Taken Into Custody Near Jacksonville, Florida
Commisso was asleep on the bus when he was picked up by a team of NYPD and New Jersey State Troopers around 11:30 p.m. on the New Jersey Turnpike near Morristown, N.J., Browne said.
Commisso got a haircut in an attempt to change his appearance because he knew he was being sought, Browne said.
Commisso used an alias to purchase bus tickets and his final stop was to be San Antonio, Texas, Browne said.