12/20/2012

Super Mario man arrested in Times Square groping

He was charged with forcible touching after grabbing a woman's thigh

Associated Press

NEW YORK — Police say a man dressed as a Super Mario Brother has been arrested for groping a woman in New York City's Times Square.

An NYPD spokesman says 34-year-old Damon Torres of North Bergen, N.J., was charged with forcible touching on Wednesday. Police say Torres blocked a 58-year-old woman's path in front of 4 Times Square and grabbed her thigh before walking away.

The woman notified police officers, who arrested Torres at the famous tourist attraction. Torres was also charged with marijuana possession.

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