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White woman calls police on black man after he asked her to put dog on lead

1 month ago   |   By Metro

A white woman has apologised for telling police a black man was threatening her when he asked if she could out her dog on a lead
(Picture: melodyMcooper - Christian Cooper)
A white woman was filmed telling police that an African American man was threatening her after he politely asked her to put her dog on a lead.
Amy Cooper, 41, has apologised after footage of the exchange in Central Park, New York, was viewed by over 11 million people. She has been placed on administrative leave from her job at top US investment firm Franklin Templeton pending an investigation into the incident involving...
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Investment firm suspends woman over racially-charged video of her calling police on a black man who told her to put her dog on a leash

Investment firm suspends woman over racially-charged video of her calling police on a black man who told her to put her dog on a leash

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

A woman has been suspended from a global investment firm after a video showed her calling the police on a black man who asked her to put her dog on a leash.
A video with more than 18 million views shows the woman, later identified as Amy Cooper, reacting to the request by telling police: "there's an African American man threatening my life."
Cooper apologized in an interview with NBC New York and said that she felt "threatened" during the encounter.
As the backlash mounted, investment firm Franklin Templeton said it was investigating and had suspended an employee.
It did not name Cooper...
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Video of white woman in Central Park calling police on 'African American man' sparks outrage

Video of white woman in Central Park calling police on 'African American man' sparks outrage

1 month ago   |   By Evening Standard

A white woman who was filmed phoning the police to report a black man during an incident in New York's Central Park has apologised after widespread outrage.
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Woman calls police after man asks her to leash dog: 'There's an African American man threatening my life'

1 month ago   |   By The Independent

While her dog struggles, the woman walks backwards and pulls down her mask to phone 911, and says: "I'm in the Ramble and an African American man with a bicycle helmet, he is recording me and threatening my dog."
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