Watch: Central Park ‘Karen’ Calls Cops on Black Man for No Reason, Identified as Amy Cooper [Video]

Another day, another “Karen” putting an innocent Black man in harm’s way for no apparent reason.

via TMZ:

This went down Monday in NYC’s Central Park … and the video starts with the woman attempting to leash her dog, but then she quickly walks toward the man recording the video … who’d complained her dog was off-leash. All dogs are required to be on-leash, by law, in Central Park.

What happened next is really heinous to watch play out — she asked the man to stop recording her, which he didn’t. She then threatened to call NYPD and “tell them there’s an African-American man threatening my life.”

The man encouraged her to call and, of course, she did and carried out her threat … which you have to see. The woman started yelling, and used a high-pitched, hurried tone — trying to make it sound like she was in imminent danger.

It worked. Law enforcement sources tell TMZ … NYPD responded around 8 AM, but when they arrived both parties had left, so no tickets, no arrests. We’re told the initial call dispatch put out to officers was for a “possible assault.”

Well, the cops didn’t get her, but with the video getting around on social media … the woman is, deservedly, getting dragged online. Several people believe they’ve ID’d her and her dog. BTW, the woman was also dragging/choking her poor dog during her phony-baloney rant to cops.

The woman has since been identified as Amy Cooper.

Amy Cooper, who was initially identified by her dog walkers, works at Franklin Templeton Investments, a multi-billion-dollar asset management firm.

The company issued a statement Monday night saying,

“We take these matters very seriously and we do not condone racism of any kind. While we are in the process of investigating the situation, the employee involved has been put on administrative leave.”

The dog in the video, a cocker spaniel named Henry, has been surrendered to the dog rescue group where Amy Cooper adopted him from two years ago.

Abandoned Angels Cocker Spaniel Rescue Inc. wrote on Facebook Monday night:

Thank you to the concerned public for reaching out to us about a video involving a dog that was adopted from our rescue a few years ago. As of this evening, the owner has voluntarily surrendered the dog in question to our rescue while this matter is being addressed. Our mission remains the health and safety of our rescued dogs. The dog is now in our rescue’s care and he is safe and in good health. We will not be responding to any further inquiries about the situation, either publicly or privately. Thank you for your understanding.

Watch the video below. Amy Cooper clearly underestimated the power of video and the internet.

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