Woman wanted for climbing into Bronx Zoo lion exhibit: 'I am the lion now'
Myah Autry said her decision to climb a fence and head into the lion's den was a "spiritual" experience.“I fear nobody. No animal, no human, no one. So no, I wasn’t fearing of the lion because the lion loved me. That’s why he came to me and I let the lion know: Lion, I love you,” Myah Autry said press after a court appearance on Thursday for a shoplifting charge in Kearny, New Jersey.
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are still looking for the intruder who dared to taunt a lion inside its According to a statement from the zoo , the woman climbed over a visitor safety barrier into the African Woman Accused Of Jumping Into Lion Exhibit At Bronx Zoo In Court On New Charges .
A woman climbed over a visitor safety barrier at the Bronx Zoo 's African lion exhibit over the weekend, according to the zoo and video of the encounter "This action was a serious violation and unlawful trespass that could have resulted in serious injury or death," a statement from the zoo began.
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The woman accused of climbing into a lion enclosure at thehas turned herself into the NYPD.
Police sources tell CBS2 Myah Autry surrendered to authorities Wednesday night. She has now been charged with two counts of criminal trespass.
NYPD officials say it was Autry who wasin September, apparently taunting a male lion standing several feet away. That video quickly went viral.
The arrest comes less than a week afterto answer charges in a different incident.
New Jersey police accused her of stealing from a store in Kearny. She pleaded not guilty to shoplifting on Oct. 31.
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