Cops: Long arm of the law nabs mugger

THE BRONX - ? After 11 months on the run, one of the NYPD?s most wanted is behind bars.

Rasheem Williams is accused of mugging a total of 10 straphangers, mostly young women.

Officials say Williams, 37, fled to North Carolina where he was caught. Police say in each case, Williams approached his victims on the subway trains, flashed a knife or a gun and demanded personal items and bank card pin numbers.

Williams is still in North Carolina and is awaiting extradition to New York.

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