Ex-Elmo puppeteer faces new sex-with-minor allegation

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Elmo and Kevin Clash pose for photographers on the red carpet at the Kennedy Center in WashingtonNEW YORK (Reuters) – The puppeteer formerly behind the "Sesame Street" character Elmo faces a new accusation of having sex with an underage boy, a week after a similar allegation prompted him to resign from the iconic public television children's program. In a lawsuit filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Manhattan, a man identified only as John alleges Kevin Clash engaged in oral sex and other sex acts with him when John was 16 years old. The suit seeks at least $75,000 in damages. …