New York man robs woman at knifepoint, is released without bail, steals from another woman hours later: polisie

Augustin Garcia, 63, is facing charges of petit larceny, grand larceny, roof, menacing, criminal possession of a weapon and criminal trespassing. He allegedly stole a woman’s purse on the afternoon of Nov. 22 and ran onto a train, dan “displayed a knife and told her to stay backwhen she pursued him, according to a criminal complaint.

After he was arrested, prosecutors requested a $ 15,000 cash bail or a $ 45,000 verband, but Judge James Clynes let him go on supervised release just after midnight on Nov. 23, the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office told Fox News.

Prosecutors asked for Augustin Garcia to be held on a $  15,000 bail after he was arrested for robbery last week, but he was released without bail and was arrested for theft just hours later.

Prosecutors asked for Augustin Garcia to be held on a $ 15,000 bail after he was arrested for robbery last week, but he was released without bail and was arrested for theft just hours later. (NYPD)

Garcia was arrested again about seven hours later for allegedly stealing from the second victim and prosecutors upped the request to a $ 20,000 cash bail or a $ 60,000 verband, but Judge Valentina Morales ordered him to undergo a mental health evaluation.

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Jose Garcia, Augustin’s brother, het die New York Post, who originally reported the crime spree, that his brother used to besharp as a weaseland worked as a supervisor at a welding company, but was diagnosed with schizophrenia about 35 years ago and has never gotten the help he needs.

My brother is a sick person,” Jose told the newspaper. “When he goes to the hospital and is committed there, sometimes for a month or two, he sometimes doesn’t get the treatment completely, and they release him. And once they release him, the problem comes back again.