Statement from Manhattan D.A. Cy Vance, Jr. On Incident in Central Park Ramble on May 25, 2020

July 6, 2020

“Today our Office initiated a prosecution of Amy Cooper for Falsely Reporting an Incident in the Third Degree. Our office will provide the public with additional information as the case proceeds. At this time I would like to encourage anyone who has been the target of false reporting to contact our Office. We are strongly committed to holding perpetrators of this conduct accountable.”


Today, the D.A.’s Office issued a Desk Appearance Ticket to Ms. Cooper for an arraignment on October 14, 2020. Copies of charging documents will be available once filed.

Defendant Information:

Amy Cooper, D.O.B. 6/10/1979

New York, NY