A man dressed as Cookie Monster in Times Square was charged Tuesday after he allegedly pushed a 2-year-old boy to the ground because the boy's mom did not give him a tip.
"Give me money! Give me money! I get $2 for photo," 33-year-old Osvaldo Quiroz-Lopez allegedly shouted at the boy's mom Sunday after he posed for photos with the toddler,the New York Post reports.
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The boy's mom, Parmita Katkar of Stamford, Conn., told Quiroz-Lopez that she did not have any cash on her. The man then allegedly cursed out the mom and son before pushing the boy to the ground.
Quiroz-Lopez was charged with reckless endangerment and endangering the welfare of a child.