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We have coordinated with the appropriate New York City law enforcement agencies, which have declined to examine the dog or take it into their custody," Abandoned Angels Cocker Spaniel Rescue wrote on Facebook. She then raises her tone while on the phone with police as she pleads for help to be sent as soon as possible. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories, shared a video of the Central Park interaction on Twitter Monday, A woman in a video appears to call the police claiming there's an 'African American man threatening my life' — he apparently had asked her to put her dog on a leash, Investment firm suspends woman over video of her calling the police on a black man who asked her to put her dog on a leash, A New York woman who called the police and falsely claimed that there was an 'African-American man threatening her life' said her actions were 'unacceptable', A white woman who called the police on a black man telling her to put her dog on a leash says she's 'not a racist'. Ms. Cooper, who is a VP of Investment Solutions, is paying BIG TIME. Abandoned Angels Cocker Spaniel Rescue, Inc. the rescue group where Amy Cooper had adopted the dog a few years earlier, also posted a message on Facebook saying that “the owner has voluntarily surrendered the dog in question.”.
Amy Cooper called police and became increasingly frenzied as the call goes went on. News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. ", The man who filmed his encounter with a woman in Central Park says her actions were 'definitely racist,' but he's asking people to stop making death threats against her, How the name Karen became a stand-in for problematic white women and a hugely popular meme, The white woman who called 911 after a black bird-watcher asked her to leash her dog has 'voluntarily surrendered' her pet to an animal rescue, Like us on Facebook to see similar stories, Philadelphia sees more protests and looting as authorities investigate Walter Wallace Jr. shooting, Trader Joe's fish recall: Gluten Free Battered Halibut recalled in 19 states over undeclared wheat, milk allergens, email@example.com (Haven Orecchio-Egresitz), Amy Cooper got her dog back after vets determined he was in good health and police declined to take him into their custody.
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Ms. Cooper’s behavior, from the very beginning of the video, is completely hysterical. Both parties were gone from the area by the time police arrived. It was unacceptable and I humbly and fully apologize to everyone who's seen that video, everyone that's been offended … everyone who thinks of me in a lower light and I understand why they do.