NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — There’s an update in the case of Amy Cooper, the white woman who was seen on camera calling 911 and falsely accusing Chris Cooper, a Black man, of threatening her in Central Park.
Chris Cooper, no relation, may not help in the District Attorney’s investigation.READ MORE: Brian Laundrie's Remains Found In Florida Nature Reserve, Officials SayExperts Predicting Above Average Snowfall, Overall Above Average Temperatures This Winter
Video from the May incident shows Amy Cooper calling 911 to claim she was being threatened after Chris Cooper, an avid birdwatcher, asked her to leash her dog.MORE NEWS: Gabby Petito Search: Timeline Of Road Trip With Fiancé Brian Laundrie, Notable Dates And Events
In a statement to The New York Times, he said Amy Cooper had “already paid a steep price. Bringing her more misery just seems like piling on.”