This undated image provided Tuesday Aug. 12, 2014 by the Times Square Alliance shows a detail from a leaflet being handed out by police in New York's Times Square informing tourists that photos with ... more 
This undated image provided Tuesday Aug. 12, 2014 by the Times Square Alliance shows a detail from a leaflet being handed out by police in New York's Times Square informing tourists that photos with costumed characters are free and tipping is optional. The campaign is apparently taking a bite out of the bottom line for the normally grabby cast of Elmos, Mickey Mouses, SpongeBobs and Statues of Liberty. The blitz crackdown kicked in last weekend, with officers handing out warning leaflets in five languages. (AP Photo/Times Square Alliance) less 
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Wed, Aug 13, 2014 11:51 AM EDT