SCPD: Mastic’s Frank & Son Bakery robbed at gunpoint, no injuries reported


Frank & Son Bakery, a family-owned Italian bakery in Mastic, fell victim to an armed robbery Tuesday afternoon, Greater Long Island has learned.

According to Suffolk police, a man entered the bakery located at 575 Montauk Highway at approximately 4:45 p.m. and placed an order for pastries. Moments later, he whipped out a silver revolver and demanded cash.

When an employee refused to comply, the suspect fled on foot, absconding with the baked goods. As he left the scene, the individual discharged his weapon into the sidewalk. Fortunately, no injuries were reported.

The Suffolk County Police Seventh Squad remains actively engaged in the investigation, with no arrests made at this time.

On Facebook, the owners of Frank and Son Bakery announced their temporary closure following the incident, with plans to resume normal business hours tomorrow.

“We thank you all for your concerns, everyone is safe,” reads a post on the bakery’s Facebook page. “We appreciate you all.”

Check back for further updates on this developing story.

About Frank and Son Bakery

In 1985, Frank Visco, originally from Italy (born 1945), established his bakery in Mastic. Frank co-owns the shop alongside his son, Frank Jr.

Renowned for their exceptional Italian bread, Frank and Son also offer an array of baked goods, including cakes, cookies, pastries, and more.

Top: Exterior of Frank and Son Bakery in Mastic at 575 Montauk Highway. (Credit: Facebook)

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