Man dressed as Cookie Monster arrested in NY

Posted: April 9, 2013 - 10:17pm


A man has his photo taken by a Hello Kitty character, right, as he poses with Cookie Monster, another Hello Kitty and Super Mario characters, in New York's Times Square, Tuesday, April 9, 2013. A string of arrests in the last few months has brought unwelcome attention to the growing number of people, mostly poor immigrants, who make a living by donning character outfits, roaming Times Square and charging tourists a few dollars to pose with them in photos. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
NEW YORK (AP) — A man dressed as the Cookie Monster has been accused of shoving a 2-year-old in New York's Times Square and has been charged with...