Who is David Robinson? Wiki, Biography, Age, Arrested, NYC Subway Plunge

David Robinson

David Robinson Wiki – David Robinson Biography

David Robinson suspected in a deadly mugging on a subway station stairway was arrested four months later after someone spotted him in Central Park and called a tip line, police said Saturday.

Robinson was awaiting arraignment after being arrested Friday on murder and manslaughter charges in the death of Htwe Than Than. It wasn’t immediately clear whether Robinson had an attorney who could comment on the allegations, and no phone number for his home could directly be found.


He is 53 years old.

NYC Subway Plunge

Police said the 58-year-old victim was walking up some steps in a station in Manhattan’s Chinatown with her 22-year-old son on July 17 when Robinson grabbed the son’s backpack, propelling both son and mother down the stairs. She was in a coma for several days before succumbing to her injuries.

A seamstress who made aprons came to the U.S. from Myanmar about three years ago, according to WABC-TV, which interviewed her family in July.

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The New York Police Department publicly identified Robinson as a suspect later that month.

The assault happened amid a wave of concern about crime, particularly in subways, in the nation’s most populous city. Crime spiked in the subway system as ridership plunged during the early part of the coronavirus pandemic.

David Robinson Arrested

Robinson, 53, was charged with the murder of 58-year-old Than Wtwe Than, who was in a coma for almost two weeks before she died on July 28.

Police have wanted him since the attack that ultimately killed Than at the Canal Street station on July 17.

He was charged with murder and two counts of manslaughter.

Then, 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.