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Charges dropped against New York woman who falsely accused Black man - New York Post

FILE PHOTO: A New York City Police Department (NYPD) officer wearing a protective face mask watches as people gather in the Sheep Meadow in Central Park during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Manhattan, New York City, U.S., May 15, 2020. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

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NEW YORK (Reuters) - A judge has agreed to prosecutors' request to drop charges against a New York City woman whose false accusation that a Black birdwatcher threatened her in Manhattan's Central Park were widely seen on social media, the New York Post said on Tuesday.

(Reporting by Peter Szekely; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)

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