Police say 26-year-old Jermaine Foster was arrested for a pair of incidents Friday.
In the first, authorities say Foster pushed his way into a 30-year-old woman’s apartment on Sixth Avenue and 39th street just after 12 p.m.
They say he demanded money, broke several items and ended up stealing $15 before fleeing.
About an hour later around 1:20 p.m., the same suspect stole a cell phone from a 39-year-old woman at the corner of 41st Street and Broadway in Times Square.
As he fled, police say he knocked down a 58-year-old woman in front of 1435 Broadway.
The victim from Bayonne, New Jersey is in critical condition at Bellevue Hospital.
The suspect was caught a short distance away by two officers.
He’s currently being held at the Midtown South Precinct and has been charged for both incidents, which include robbery, burglary and assault.
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