crimes and misdemeanors

Times Square’s Alleged Kid-Shoving Cookie Monster Is in the Clear

Cookie Monster entertains the crowds gathered along the parade route at Sesame Place Thursday, Aug.4, 2011.
Photo: Katherine Frey/The Washington Post via Getty Images

The nefarious Times Square furry who allegedly pushed a toddler whose mother didn’t tip him after her kid posed with him will have his charges dismissed if he does one day of community service, the New York Post reportsOsvaldo Quiroz-Lopez, 33, the man in the Cookie Monster suit, continued to deny he ever pushed the kid and shouted at the mother, but he said he was taking the deal because “I’m really tired of this and just want to move on with my life.”

Times Square Cookie Monster Is in the Clear