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Dozens of Rikers inmates arrested again after coronavirus release

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More than 100 inmates cut free from Rikers over coronavirus concerns in late March have had run-ins with the law since being released, The Post has learned.

The roughly 110 inmates have accounted for 190 arrests since the pandemic took hold of the Big Apple, according to police.

Of those arrests, 45 — or roughly one-quarter — were for burglaries, helping drive the 43-percent spike in break-ins over the last month, according to NYPD data.

Police sources believe the number of recidivists — which accounted for about 7 percent of the 1,500 released in March — doesn’t paint the whole picture, because hundreds more inmates have been cut free in subsequent rounds of releases.

One such frequent flier was 37-year-old Jerard Iamunno, who was picked up by cops Sunday night after allegedly robbing a 59-year-old man at knife-point at an ATM in Harlem.

Iamunno is accused of blocking the victim from leaving an ATM vestibule on West 123rd Street near Adam Clayton Powell Boulevard and pulled a knife, police said.

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The man handed over the $20 he just took out of the ATM, cops said.

Iamunno was cut free on March 25 after pleading guilty to grand larceny and a drug charge in January in two separate cases, records show.

The 37-year-old has 13 total convictions, 11 for misdemeanors and 2 for felonies, police said.

The knife-point robbery did land Iamunno back in jail, with a judge setting bail at $10,000, court records show.

He faces a pair of felony charges for robbery and criminal possession of a weapon, records show.

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