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Cookie Monster arrested in Times Square

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Osvaldo Quiroz-Lopez, 33, of Queens, N.Y. Osvaldo Quiroz-Lopez, 33, of Queens, N.Y.
NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) -

"Cookie Monster" in Times Square got angry at a woman for not tipping him after he posed for a picture with her kid then shoved the child Sunday, police said.

Osvaldo Quiroz-Lopez, 33, of Queens, who was dressed in a Cookie Monster costume and posing for photos with tourists, was charged with reckless endangerment and endangering the welfare of a child, the New York Post reported.

The family from Connecticut told cops that Quiroz-Lopez shoved their toddler after they didn't want tp pay him the $2 tip he demanded.

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