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Suspect sought in assault of bartender in Flushing

This man is wanted in connection with an assault in Flushing.
Courtesy NYPD
By Gina Martinez

FLUSHING—Police were searching for a man suspected of assaulting a bartender in Flushing.

The incident took place at J Jack Bar Room on 164-03 Sanford Ave. Sept. 18 at around 11:30 p.m.

According to police, the suspect grabbed the bartender, a 38-year-old female, by the hair and hit her in the head with a glass after she refused to serve him any more drinks after he failed to pay for a previous round. The bartender suffered a laceration to her head which required five stitches, police said. She was taken to Flushing Hospital, where she was in stable condition. The suspect fled the bar to an unknown location, according to police.

Police described the suspect as an Asian male between 45 and 50 years of age. According to police he is 5-foot-7, weighs between 170 to 175 pounds and was last seen wearing a black-and-white baseball cap, a dark-colored shirt and light-colored shorts.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477)

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