NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The NYPD says Amy Cooper could be arrested and face charges if investigators prove a false call was made.
Cooper is the white woman who was seen on camera calling 911 and falsely accusing Chris Cooper, an African-American man, of threatening her in Central Park.READ MORE: Johnson & Johnson COVID Vaccinations Suspended Across Tri-State As Federal Health Officials Investigate Rare Blood Clots
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Chris Cooper, no relation, says he asked her to follow park rules and leash her dog.
She replied she would call police and say an African-American man was threatening her life, which she did as he continued to film her.MORE NEWS: Brutally Honest Post About 'Neurotic, Man-Hating' Chihuahua Up For Adoption In New Jersey Goes Viral
NYPD Chief of Department Terence Monahan says detectives are working with the DA’s office on the case.