NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police arrested the man who allegedly killed a woman by knocking her down stairs as he tried to rob her at a subway station over the summer.
David Robinson, 53, was charged in the murder of 58-year-old Than Wtwe Than, who was in a coma for almost two weeks before she died on July 28.READ MORE: Yonkers Officer In ICU After Jumping Over Banister During Confrontation With Gunman In Apartment Building
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Robinson was wanted by police since the attack that ultimately killed Than at the Canal Street station on July 17.
Than, a seamstress, was walking with her 22-year-old son when Robinson allegedly tried to steal her bag. Than and her son fell down the stairs during the struggle.MORE NEWS: Driver Charged After 15-Year-Old Girl Struck, Killed By School Bus In Brooklyn Hit-And-Run
Robinson was charged with murder and two counts of manslaughter.