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Elmo Delivers Beatdown After Unprovoked Attack

Elmo Delivers Beatdown After Unprovoked Attack

A girl gestures to Sesame Street character Elmo at a shopping center in Petaling Jaya, near Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Sunday, June 27, 2010. [AP]

Associated Press

September 27, 2010

WINTER PARK, FL – Police in Winter Park said a man dressed as Elmo was attacked at a local music store on Saturday afternoon by a man who believed the Sesame Street character was a threat to him.

According to Winter Park police Lt. Wayne Farrell, the man had been hired to wear the Elmo suit for an event at Winter Park Village, and was on his break when the attack occurred at the Guitar Center on Orlando Avenue at about 3 p.m.

“He just wandered into the Guitar Center to look at instruments,” Farrell said. That’s when police say a man, who they said felt “threatened” by the Sesame Street star, attacked.

Farrell said the attack was “unprovoked.”

“He immediately thought (the man dressed as Elmo) was a threat,” Farrell said. Farrell called the ensuing struggle a “very physical fight,” with multiple punches thrown.

“Elmo got the best of the guy,” Farrell said. “He broke two of his fingers.”

Police took the assailant to a local hospital, where Farrell said he will be temporarily detained for mental health evaluation.

And though he was the victim of the attack, police said the man dressed as the loveable children’s character emerged unscathed.

“Elmo was unhurt,” Farrell said.


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  • Car6_max50

    Ahi

    almost 4 years ago

    1990 Comments

    ha ha, nice

  • Sw12_max50

    436

    almost 4 years ago

    574 Comments

    That brightened my Monday!!!

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    Daysend

    almost 4 years ago

    902 Comments

    FAntastic posting lol. He's only lucky it wasn't the Cookie Monster.

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    lkdavis71

    almost 4 years ago

    1066 Comments

    I'd love to hear the moron explain to his friends how his fingers got broken... "Elmo kicked my butt". lol

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    liljj

    almost 4 years ago

    894 Comments

    this made me day ha ha ha lol good thing i checked my email today

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    t1401hm

    almost 4 years ago

    1754 Comments

    Maugwa, that was a great posting LOL. Hilarious

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    SuzanneNGa

    almost 4 years ago

    16562 Comments

    lmao

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    DALLASCRANE

    almost 4 years ago

    19382 Comments

    Two bad cookie monster was not there to help. They would have tossed the jerk into Sesame Street.

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    copout305

    almost 4 years ago

    14 Comments

    that`s cuz theElmo was to big to tickled so Elmo kicked his ass to bad there ant a video tape out there of the fight now that would of been fun to see.

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    kwyorman

    almost 4 years ago

    8 Comments

    New for this coming Christmas........"Don't Screw With Me ELMO"....bwaaaahahahahahahahaha!

    E-L-M-O...ELMO, ELMO, ELMO! Gotta love it when a moron gets his butt handed to him by a Muppet!

    Thank God he wasn't dressed as Barney; now that would have been a valid threat! LOL

    I guess I should be surprised...but I'm not.

    Now where is that stupid purple dinosaur.

    Should have just tickled him.......Elmo

    YOU GUYS ARE A RIOT!!! Oops, wrong word. YOU GUYS ARE A HOOT!!
    I'd Tea Party with you guys anytime!!
    AH-ROOH!!
    I love it. Made me smile after reading some of the comments from morons about the LEO doing a scared straight on a kid who had sex with his 14 y/o daughter.
    DANG! Now I'm ticked off again.

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    Anonymous

    almost 4 years ago

    Love to see a mugshot of Elmo if he got arrested.

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    lobstertate

    almost 4 years ago

    72 Comments

    Perfect. Absoultely perfect. What was the threat Elmo presented? lol. Too much eductional and loveavble capacity?

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    Anonymous

    almost 4 years ago

    Lmao he got his a$$ kicked by Elmo!

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    gn13

    almost 4 years ago

    518 Comments

    Absolutely awesome!!

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    revcarey70

    almost 4 years ago

    234 Comments

    Way to go Elmo! Ha!

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