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Police arrest woman accused of entering Bronx Zoo lion enclosure


Myah Autry, 30, who'd previously been identified by the NYPD as the woman who went into the enclosures, was arrested Wednesday night and charged with two counts of criminal trespass, according to police. Autry posted on Instagram that she was going to Barclays Center to turn herself into police and notified several news media outlets, according to a law enforcement source. Detectives went to the area and arrested her. She was wearing an NYPD shirt at the time of the arrest, the source said. It is unclear if Autry has an attorney. Autry allegedly shared videos of herself climbing over the wooden fence on the day of the incident, then waving and dancing once inside as the big cat gawked.In the video, the lion appears stunned, and the woman seems unbothered, even as the animal takes a few steps toward her."I want to get closer to him," the woman says in the video as she climbs over the wooden fence. "Baby! Hi, I love you!" she mumbles as she waves before later breaking into a little dance.After her encounter with the lion, the woman posted a photo of herself with police officers on Instagram.When video of the incident emerged, the Bronx Zoo was not amused, and officials there said the woman put herself in danger."This action was a serious violation and unlawful trespass that could have resulted in serious injury or death," it said. "BarRead More – Source