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.”

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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