NEW YORK (AP) — Police say a man dressed as Cookie Monster has been arrested on charges of endangering the welfare of a child in New York's Times Square after he was accused of shoving a 2-year-old.
Osvaldo Quiroz-Lopez of Queens was awaiting arraignment Monday. He was arrested Sunday afternoon.
A family from Connecticut posed for a photo with the man dressed as the "Sesame Street" character. Police say he demanded $2, and they refused. The parents told police he shoved the toddler.
Quiroz-Lopez has no prior arrests. It wasn't clear Monday if he had an attorney.
In December, a performer dressed as a Super Mario Brother was accused of groping a woman in Times Square.
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