The brother of the suspected “Hair Bandit” says he was not surprised when police made the arrest.
Jack Howard, a Los Angeles county probation officer, says he noticed a marked change in his younger brother´s behavior a month ago.
Michael Lynn Howard was arrested New Year´s Day and is charged with attacking at least six women and chopping off clumps of their hair.
After hearing about the attacks, Jack Howard says he felt compelled to notify police, although he won´t say why he suspected his younger brother.
Michael Howard is being held on 500-thousand dollar bail.
His arraignment is schedule for January 17th.