Man arrested in string of Bronx tire slashings

January 19, 2012 5:14:42 AM PST
Police have arrested a man accused of slashing dozens of car tires in the Bronx.

Investigators say 30-year-old Matthew Haynesworth slashed the tires on at least 60 vehicles earlier this month.

The cars were in the Mott Haven and Morrisania sections.

Police say Haynesworth was taken to the psychiatric ward of Lincoln Medical Center by relatives who saw him vandalize the cars.

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