Sex Offender Who Attacked German Tourist Has Been Arrested, NYPD Says

Lauren Perry
May 14, 2017

Keon Robinson, 28, was identified by police earlier this week as the suspect in last Thursday's assault.

Robinson arrived back in New York City behind the smoked glass of an unmarked police auto. "He then proceeds to punch her several times, puts her on the ground, and then sexually assaults her on the ground".

Surveillance video showed a man punching the woman's head and continuing to hit her after she fell to the sidewalk.

A German tourist, 31, was lost while trying to locate her Airbnb around 3 a.m. near West 146 Street and Seventh Avenue when police say she was attacked.

Robinson is charged with attempted rape, assault and other raps. He was captured on surveillance video at a Home Depot in the Bronx the next day using the woman's credit card.

The victim gave him $40 and the suspect fled the scene.

He then pulled down her underwear, took off her dress, and sexually assaulted her, police said. He punched the woman in the face when she screamed, then reached into her trousers and groped her before fleeing, police said. "That's what I heard", said Mirala Jimenez of Harlem. "We definitely don't want people like that on the loose, because I am a woman and there's a lot of women and young girls out here".

Boyce said Robinson is believed to have injured his hand in the attack on the tourist and left a trail of blood, including in a building he entered afterward. He is also being looked at in another assault that predates his 2006 conviction.

Three days after the attack on the 35-year-old woman, the goon allegedly approached a 24-year-old man on West 139th Street at around 1:30 p.m., cops said. Robinson got out of jail in July of 2014, and got sent back to jail in 2016 for six months for violating his parole.

Robinson is a Level 3 sex offender who was arrested for a similar crime in 2007, Boyce has said.

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