Former Elmo Puppeteer Kevin Clash Cleared of Sexual Abuse Charges

Posted Wednesday April 23, 2014 5:49 PM GMT

Closing the book on a long legal battle, former Elmo puppeteer Kevin Clash was cleared of three sexual abuse charges.

In 2012, the Mr. Clash was accused of sexual abuse by three boys, prompting him to resign from "Sesame Street."

Two of the accusers later dropped their allegations, while a third admitted that the relationship was consensual.

Th US Court of Appeals upheld a lower court's July ruling to dismiss the cases.

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