Bayside bartender robbed at gunpoint

641-17 Robbery 111 pct 2-27-17 Photo

What a scary scenario.

Authorities say that on Monday, February 27, at approximately 3:10 a.m., the man pictured above walked into JD’s Saloon at 208-11 35th Avenue in Bayside.

Once he sat down on the stool, the bartender approaches the would-be customer. But the suspect took out his gun and pointed it at the bartender instead.

The suspect then demanded money from the 35-year-old victim.

The bartender complied, giving him approximately $700 in cash. The scene was caught on surveillance video.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

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