‘Cookie Monster’ arrested for allegedly attacking tot in Times Square

Posted at 1:10 PM, Apr 08, 2013
and last updated 2013-04-08 13:11:55-04

A man dressed as a Cookie Monster was arrested in Times Square Sunday after he allegedly attacked a 2-year-old.

According to published reports, the suspect who was identified as Osvaldo Quiroz-Lopez shoved the child after his mother refused to pay the character $2 for a photo.

The 33-year-old man apparently threw a fit after getting denied by the mother which led to the attack of the child.

Quiroz-Lopez was charged with assault and endangering the welfare of a child.