Bar Robbery Goes Unnoticed

Sarasota, Fla. (970 WFLA)- It was far from  happy hour at one Sarasota bar when  two men, one armed with a rifle, another holding a shotgun, robbed the place early Sunday morning. 

Surveillance video shows two men running across the parking lot of Memories Lounge on  North Tamiami Trail. 

The suspect with the rifle is seen pushing the bar tender to the cash register while holding him at gun point.    People, sitting at the  bar are  seemingly oblivious to what was happening.  After the suspect grabbed the cash he took two bottles of liquor with him, on his way out the door.  No one was injured.

The first suspect is  described as a black male, between 25 and 35 years of age, 5'8"-5'10", muscular build, long black goatee or beard, brown eyes and black hair.  He was wearing a black beanie cap, gray hoodie, black shorts, black string backpack on his chest, black socks, and tan/white shoes.  He had the rifle.

The second suspect also a  black male, between 25 and 35 years of age, thin build, approximately 6'0". He was wearing a black hoodie, black long pants or jeans and black shoes.  He was armed with a shotgun.

Anyone with information about this robbery are asked to call Sarasota Police at 941-363-5827 or to leave an anonymous tip  call Sarasota Crime Stoppers at 941-366-TIPS.

Video Credit: Sarasota Police

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