NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The suspect in a vicious assault of a woman carrying her baby last week in the Bronx has been arrested, police said Tuesday.

Alonzo Brown, 18, is facing a number of charges including robbery, attempted robbery, assault and criminal possession of stolen property.

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Brown’s bail has been set at $25,000 and he is currently on suicide watch, WCBS 880’s Alex Silverman reported Tuesday night.

Silverman reported he was quiet in court Tuesday, speaking only two words: “Yes ma’am.”

On Monday, he had much more to say as cops walked him out out of the station house, telling reporters he was sorry and “I didn’t see the baby.”

While his own words can be used against him, prosecutors say he has made a written admission as well.

In the attack caught on surveillance video, the mother was walking on East Tremont Avenue just south of Bronx Park around 12:45 p.m. Friday with her 2-month-old child strapped to her when the assailant ran up from behind and drop-kicked her, knocking her and the baby to the sidewalk before he ran off with her cellphone.

“I was holding my baby … in front, and I felt something push me hard from the back, and I fell … on my baby,” the woman said in Spanish to CBS2.

The mother said she got up, and a woman at a nearby store called 911.

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The mother and her baby were taken to Jacobi Medical Center, and were treated and released, police said. She was grateful they were both OK.

“Everything’s good,” she said. “My baby’s good, and I’m good.”

The victim said she had never seen the suspect before.

Meanwhile, people in the neighborhood had no idea how the suspect could target a mother with her child.

“That’s not right,” said Gerardo Vazquez of the Bronx. “How are they going to push the lady with a baby? That’s not right.”

Investigators said Brown has several arrests on his record, including criminal possession of a weapon.

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