Yesterday, DNAinfo had more information on the incident, reporting that police arrested 19-year-old Reginald Qualls at 5:30 a.m. on Dec. 24.
Police reportedly found Qualls with bags filled with three laptops, two fur coats, an iPod, two digital cameras, among other items. As DNA noted, "Multiple residents told cops they spotted Qualls on fire escapes and rooftops of buildings on East 12th Street that night."
Police are eyeing Qualls and another man for a string of similar robberies in the West Village.
Also according to DNA, the NYPD arrested Qualls on Dec. 14 after allegedly striking a 76-year-old man with a metal pole on East 14th Street near Union Square. The man suffered a fractured rib and needed 12 stitches on a leg.