UNION CITY - A knife-wielding suspect is under arrest after allegedly robbing several Laundromats in Hudson County.

Police arrested 35-year-old Antonio Alvarado of Union City. He is facing robbery and weapons charges.

Police say Alvarado can be seen on surveillance photos carrying a knife during his last attempted robbery.

He tried to escape on a bicycle but several people chased him and helped apprehend him, according to police.