02/05/2011 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Man Arrested in New Jersey Eyed as Possible Ice Pick Mugger, Police Say

MANHATTAN -- A convicted robber fresh out of prison for committing armed robbery was arrested in New Jersey over the weekend and is being investigated by police as a person of interest in a rash of knifepoint muggings at Stuyvesant Town, police sources said.

The man, who is being looked at for allegedly holding up six women with an ice pick and taking money and other valuables, was collared on Saturday in Cliffside Park, N.J. just over the Hudson River from Manhattan, law enforcement sources said.