Manhattan rampage suspect asks for mother after being held without bail
The accused Manhattan madman who launched a violent weekend rampage asked if he could speak to his mommy after being ordered held without bail Monday. “Am I able to contact my mother?’’ asked suspect Bryan Thompson — who allegedly injured 10 people and carjacked two vehicles in an hourlong crime spree — at the end of his Manhattan Criminal Court arraignment. Thompson’s lawyer, Evan Rock, replied that he would set something up between the pair. Thompson, 43, of Atlantic City, NJ, is accused of randomly battering a slew of straphangers, strolling tourists, drivers and other unsuspecting New Yorkers with a wooden club between around 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday from Tribeca to Chelsea.