Police search for suspect in armed robbery at bar in Bayside, Queens

BAYSIDE, Queens (WABC) -- Police are searching for a man caught on camera robbing a Queens bartender at gunpoint.

It happened Feb. 27th just after 3 a.m. at JD's Saloon on 35th Avenue in Bayside.

According to the NYPD, the suspect displayed a handgun and demanded money from the 35-year-old male employee.

The employee complied and gave him approximately $700 in cash.

The suspect fled the location in an unknown direction.

He is described as a light skinned male, 30 to 40 years old; last seen wearing a black leather jacket, a red hooded sweater, dark colored pants and a black ski cap.

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).
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