NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — A man police say cut off his wife’s arm during a domestic dispute in Brooklyn has been captured near the northern border of the United States.
Yong Lu, 35, was arrested in the Niagra Falls areas late Saturday night, according to the New York Police Department.READ MORE: Join Us For Our Candidate Conversation With Jack Ciattarelli Tonight At 7 p.m. On CBSN New York
Police say the incident happened just after noon Thursday near 55th Street and 5th Avenue.READ MORE: De Blasio Administration 'Disappointed' With Judge's Decision To Temporarily Stop Plan To Change City Retiree Health Benefits
When officers arrived, police said they found the 35-year-old woman with her right arm severed just above the elbow. Police said she also lost two fingers from her other hand in the attack.MORE NEWS: NYPD: Suspect Grabbed 11-Year-Old Girl's Hair, Tried To Choke Her At Stuyvesant Square Park
Police said the victim’s husband fled the scene.