The Associated Press Staff. Miya Ponsetto falsely accused a Black teenager of stealing her phone and then tackled him at a New York City hotel was arrested. Ventura County Sheriff's Office. Miya Ponsetto was charged with attempted robbery, grand larceny, acting in a manner injurious to a child and two counts of attempted assault, according to city police.
The year-old woman who accosted a black teenager and his father, accusing the teen of stealing her iPhone, has been arrested. NBC News reported that Miya Ponsetto was arrested in front of her home in Piru, California, on Thursday, though the charges against her are so far unknown. Officers forcibly removed Ponsetto from the vehicle, saying she resisted arrest, refused to get out of the car, and tried to slam a car door on one of the deputies, the spokesperson said. As The Daily Wire previously reported , Ponsetto was in the lobby of the Arlo Soho Hotel and unable to find her phone when Grammy-award winning trumpet player Keyon Harrold and his year-old son came down from their room for breakfast. Harrold captured several minutes of the incident on his own phone before posting it to his Instagram account.