NEW YORK (AP) - A woman who reportedly climbed over a safety barrier at the Bronx Zoo lion exhibit has been arrested.
Police said Thursday that Mya Autry was arrested on criminal trespass charges. It wasn't clear if she had a lawyer who could comment.
Staff at the zoo said they received a report that an individual had climbed over the visitor barrier at the African lion exhibit in early October.
The woman is seen in a social media video waving to the lion from across a moat that separates the animals from visitors.
Another video shows the woman climbing over the wooden safety barrier before stopping at the edge of the moat.
The zoo it was a "serious violation and unlawful trespass."
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