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Woman who accused musician’s Black son in NYC theft speaks

Woman who accused musician’s Black son in NYC theft speaks
In a Tuesday interview with CNN, the woman maintained that she was assaulted at some point, and that she pressed hotel staff to check surveillance video to help find her phone before the encounter with 14-year-old Keyon Harrold Jr. began.

Ribeiro/for New York Daily News) She then asked another person in the lobby to “empty their pocket,” before accusing Harrold Jr.[More New York] SEE IT: NYC teen bicyclists attack BMW driver in Manhattan after boy injured in mishap p CNN described its 20-minute interview with the woman as “rambling,” and said it couldn’t corroborate her claims of being assaulted or other statements she made.Ribeiro/for New York Daily News) The elder Harrold posted a video of the incident on Instagram showing the woman demanding the teen hand back the “stolen” cell phone multiple times.in SoHo has sparked an outcry, with the boy’s father, Grammy-winning trumpet player Keyon Harrold, alleging that she falsely accused his teenage son because he is Black.

In a Tuesday interview with CNN, the woman maintained that she was assaulted at some point, and that she pressed hotel staff to check surveillance video to help find her phone before the encounter with 14-year-old Keyon Harrold Jr.Musician Keyon Harrold, center, is pictured with Rev.

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