News Miklos Solyom, dressed as Statue of Liberty in Times Square during NYC blizzard, charged with aggressively panhandling A general View of Times Square while snow falls on Jan. 23, 2016. Photo Credit: AFP / Getty Images / Kena Betancur By Alison Fox email@example.com @AlisonFox January 26, 2016 2:29 PM Print Share Share Tweet Share Email A man dressed as the Statue of Liberty was charged with aggressively demanding money for a photo in Times Square at the height of the blizzard, authorities said. Miklos Solyom, 45, was standing in the normally-busy intersection as snow fell around him at about 5:15 p.m. on Saturday when he spotted a man walking past. Solyom allegedly stuck his arm out and wouldn’t let the man walk past, according to court records. “Take a picture with me,” he apparently said, according to the criminal complaint. When the man agreed, Solyom then demanded he pay up $5. The man said he had $4, but Solyom allegedly stuck firm, insisting on $5. Solyom was charged with aggressive begging in a public place for apparently hassling a man, a misdemeanor. He accepted an adjournment in contemplation of dismissal. An attorney for Solyom did not immediately respond to a request for comment. By Alison Fox firstname.lastname@example.org @AlisonFox Alison covers law enforcement and breaking news. She previously worked at The Wall Street Journal, and has a master’s degree from Northwestern University and bachelor’s from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments Comments section is temporarily on hold. Here’s why.