NEW YORK, Ny. (CNN/HLN) – A white woman wrongfully accused a 9-year-old black boy of grabbing her behind in a corner store.
In a tearful interview with Good Morning America obtained by HLN, Jeremiah Harvey discusses how the event has affected him.
A Facebook video showing the aftermath of the incident went viral, coining the woman as “Cornerstore Caroline”. The woman is seen in the video loudly talking on the phone to police, saying the young boy sexually assaulted her.
WARNING: there is some graphic language used in this video.
*Make this go viral*Meet Cornerstore CarolineWhite Woman calls police on a kid, saying he sexually assaulted her.As I walked up I noticed the argument, apparently the kid brushed up against her and she said he touched her and decided to call police on a nine year old child. As you can see the kid is crying and the mom is upset.
Posted by Jason Stovetop Littlejohn on Wednesday, October 10, 2018
The store’s surveillance video shows that the boy’s bag actually brushed up against her.
#CornerstoreCaroline Ladies and gentlemen the surveillance footage of what actually happened #shameonyou
Posted by Jason Stovetop Littlejohn on Friday, October 12, 2018
Jeremiah and his Mom told ABC News on Saturday morning that they were extremely traumatized by the incident, the boy crying during the interview saying that he’s now afraid.
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