The Cookie Monsters and Elmos in Times Square might be fuzzy, but they are definitely not warm. A Cookie Monster performer from Queens was arrested on Sunday for allegedly pushing a toddler and shouting obscenities at his mother over a tip dispute. Not too long ago, a man dressed as Elmo from "Sesame Street" was arrested for hurling anti-Semitic slurs at tourists, USA Today reports.
The fuzzy entrepreneurs try to make a few bucks by posing for photos with tourists. But sometimes, the green and blue frienemies try to score green by assaulting and endangering children.