Suspect arrested in New York City attack on German tourist

Keon Robinson is escorted by police officers Thursday, May 11, 2017, in New York. Robinson was arrested on charges of attempted rape, robbery, assault and sex abuse. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
Keon Robinson, center, is escorted by police officers Thursday, May 11, 2017, in New York. Robinson was arrested on charges of attempted rape, robbery, assault and sex abuse. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
Keon Robinson, center, is escorted by police officers Thursday, May 11, 2017, in New York. Robinson was arrested on charges of attempted rape, robbery, assault and sex abuse. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
Keon Robinson is escorted by police officers Thursday, May 11, 2017, in New York. Robinson was arrested on charges of attempted rape, robbery, assault and sex abuse. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

NEW YORK — New York City police have arrested a 28-year-old registered sex offender suspected of three robberies, including one in which a German tourist was beaten and sexually assaulted.

Keon Robinson was arrested on charges of attempted rape, robbery, assault and sex abuse. He was taken into custody in upstate Schenectady (skeh-NEHK'-ta-dee) on Thursday.

Police say Robinson was last seen going into an East Harlem building following the early morning attack on the tourist last week.

Surveillance video shows a man punching the woman's head and continuing to hit her after she falls to the sidewalk. Police say the man also punched the ground and left a trail of blood.

Police say no sexual assault occurred during the other two robberies.

It wasn't clear if Robinson was being represented by a lawyer.

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