NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Police say they’ve arrested the man they say started over a dozen fires in Manhattan

Authorities said 16 rubbish fires were set between Union Square and Times Square.

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“The most dangerous part of this case is that it’s taking effect quite often in restaurants or fast food restaurants,” said NYPD Chief of Detectives Dermot Shea.

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Once incident took place Sunday at a McDonald’s on Eighth Avenue.

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Anyone with information about the incidents is asked to call 718-722-3600.