Amy Cooper update – Charges DROPPED against ‘Central Park Karen’ who called cops on black birdwatcher

CHARGES have been dropped against "Central Park Karen" Amy Cooper who called the cops on a black birdwatcher.

The decision to alleviate some of the actions against the infamous dog walker was made at Manhattan Criminal Court on Tuesday.


Prosecutors asked the judge to dismiss one count of filing a false report, which they did.

Attorney Joan Illuzzi-Orbon said that Cooper's therapist confirmed that their five sessions together were a "moving experience" and that she "learned a lot."

In a statement posted to Twitter this morning, attorney Robert Barnes said: "After a thorough & honest inquiry, the New York DA's office dismissed all charges today against #AmyCooper.

"We thank them for their integrity & concur w/ the outcome. Others rushed to the wrong conclusion based on inadequate investigation & they may yet face legal consequences."

Cooper, 40, was charged with misdemeanor filing a false report after she called the cops on a black birdwatcher, Christian Cooper, in Central Park, claiming the man was "threatening" her life.

The altercation between the two went viral online.

Christian Cooper had initially approached the defendant and asked her to put a leash on her dog, which is required according to park rules.

After Cooper refused to leash her dog, the two get into a fight where she repeatedly told him she's going to call the police and, "tell them there's an African-American man threatening my life."

A video recording of the fight then shows her making the call.

"There's a man, an African-American, he's recording and threatening me and my dog," she is heard telling the cops.

Cooper then raises her tone to feign danger while on the phone with police as she pleaded for help to be sent as soon as possible.

Cooper was widely slammed online and branded a "Karen," for filing the false report.

She was fired from her job after the video went viral and gave her dog back to the rescue group she adopted him from.

She released an apology in May after the video went viral.

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