Suspect allegedly bit off bar bouncer's pinky finger in Queens when he was denied entry

JACKSON HEIGHTS, Queens (WABC) -- Police are searching for the man who bit off another man's finger when he couldn't get into a bar in Queens.

The suspect is accused of attacking the bouncer at El California Sports Bar in Jackson Heights.

It happened back on February 16 around 4:05 a.m.

Police say when the bouncer would not let the suspect in because the bar was closing, he bit off the man's pinky finger.

Luckily, doctors were able to reattach it.

The suspect is described as a white or Hispanic man with a medium build, dark close-cut hair and a goatee.

He was last seen wearing blue jeans, black boots and a black jacket with Japanese iconography inscribed throughout.

Anyone with information in regard 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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