Brooklyn bar shut down after nearly 300 people found inside

BOROUGH PARK, Brooklyn (WABC) -- A bar in Brooklyn was shut down over the weekend when sheriff's deputies found 281 people inside.

Authorities busted the bar on 954 61st Street early Sunday morning, around 2 a.m.

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Officials say the location had an obstructed exit, exceeded the DOB occupancy, had its liquor license revoked in 2019 and had a minor present.

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Six people were arrested for multiple offenses, including child endangerment.

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