Granny Mugger in Custody; Police Seek Link to Other Attacks
Police have an "alleged monster" in custody, says the New York Daily News: Cornelius Abson says he's the man who choked an old woman in an Washington elevator on August 14, as we reported here, and the cops are sweating him for a series of similar attacks in Brooklyn. "He even grabbed her cane," Brooklyn DA Joe Hynes told the New York Post, "it was sociopathic conduct."
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