NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Miya Ponsetto, who falsely accused a Black teenager of stealing her cellphone at a SoHo hotel, is expected to make a court appearance Monday.

The 22-year-old faces attempted robbery, attempted assault and other charges.

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She’s accused of violently confronting Keyon Harrold Jr. last December claiming he stole her device.

On Friday, the teen’s family announced a lawsuit against Ponsetto, the Arlo Hotel, the hotel manager and its parent company.

CBSNewYork Team