NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A sea of red and white hit the streets in Manhattan as Santas suited up for SantaCon.
The annual SantaCon pub crawl started Saturday morning in Times Square.READ MORE: Judge Esther Salas Returns To Bench More Than 7 Months After Son Killed, Husband Wounded In Attack
Participants then hit the pavement, heading to bars and pubs throughout Midtown, Chelsea, and the East Village.Gov. Murphy Announces COVID Vaccine Eligibility Expanding To Teachers, More Essential Workers
“Going to hit up special events, hit as many bars as we can, then go ice skating,” one SantaCon attendee said.
“We are here to have a good time. Most of all, it’s for charity,” another woman said.
Two people ended up on the NYPD’s naughty list.MORE NEWS: Stimulus Check Update: Some May See Even More Money From Potential Economic Relief Package
Police say the suspects, both male, were arrested and charged with assault. Further details on the incident were not provided.