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2 Arrested As Hundreds Of Kris Kringle Lookalikes Hit New York For SantaCon

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.

Participants then hit the pavement, heading to bars and pubs throughout Midtown, Chelsea, and the East Village.

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"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.

Police say the suspects, both male, were arrested and charged with assault. Further details on the incident were not provided.

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