The Sarasota Police Department is looking for two men who they say robbed a bar early Sunday.
About 1:30 a.m., the pair ran up to Memories Lounge, 3428 N. Tamiami Trail, and pushed a bartender behind the counter, according to surveillance video provided by police.
While customers continued to drink, seemingly unfazed by what was going on, one of the suspects armed with a rifle demanded an unknown amount of cash from the register and snatched two bottles of alcohol. According to the police department, the second suspect armed with a shotgun was out of the view. The pair then fled through the parking lot on foot.
Both of the men were described as being between 25 and 35, and were last seeing wearing all black. The first suspect was described as being about 5-feet 9-inches, having a muscular build with a long black goatee or beard, brown eyes and black hair. The second suspect was described as having a thin build and standing about 6-feet.
Anyone with information on the incident can contact Detective Dustin Luciano at 941-363-5827 or leave a tip with Crime Stoppers by calling 941-366-8477 or going online at www.sarasotacrimestoppers.com.