‘Hero’ bartender praised for giving two girls note disguised as a receipt
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Featured Image Credit: Twitter/@trinityallie
One bartender is being hailed as a 'hero' after some very quick thinking to help two young women escape from being harassed.
The man in question, Max Gutierrez, handed the two girls a note disguised as a receipt to rescue them from a 'creep' at the bar.
Trinity Allie shared the incredible story to her Twitter - praising Max for going above and beyond for his customers.
Trinity uploaded a photo of her knight in shining armour to social media showing Max handing her a clipboard with a secret note attached to it.
She captioned the post: "This man was harassing me and my friend and the bartender passed this note to me acting like it was my receipt!
"Legit the type of bartender everyone needs."
Looking like nothing more than the bill at the end of a few drinks - Max had subtly communicated with Trinity to check if she and her pal were alright from the 'creep' who kept 'harassing' them.
The piece of paper read: "If this guy is bothering you, put your pony tail on your other shoulder, and I will have him removed. He's giving ME the CREEPS."
In a follow-up post, Trinity wrote: "I made him pose for this after the guy left lol just to show my appreciation."
She went on to reveal what happened after Max had handed her the note, explaining that the bartender ended up 'having to literally yell at the guy'.
Trinity recalled him telling the 'creep': "You need to get tf away from these girls who clearly are not interested."
While the harasser in question said Max's reactions were 'a little aggressive', the bartender hit back saying: "Well you're [sic] aggressively hitting on them and you need to leave."
The post went viral online and has gone on to amass a staggering 206.1k likes, dozens of thousands of retweets and a whole bunch of comments praising Max's stealthy strategy.
One Twitter user posted: "Not all heroes wear capes. Some wear Hawaiian shirts."
"Thank you to this bartender who had the strength to offer help," a second commented.
"All too often, some creep won’t stop harassing you…we need to feel safe, wherever we go."
A third added: "Truly a Gentleman of a Bartender. That other guy should take notes."
Max himself ended up finding the viral post and replied to Trinity's tweet writing: "Hey that's me! Lol.
"Fun update, the guy I kicked out Sunday night came back to the bar JUST NOW for a beer, told him I wouldn't serve him."
The post got so much traction it even made its way over to Reddit, where Max explained a little more about the situation and why he did what he did.
"It's something you just pick up from mentor bartenders," the bartender explained.
Max carried on: "I honestly don't like yelling at customers or embarrassing people, but I find it's one of the best ways to handle creeps.
"Calling them out in front of people is usually enough to get them to turn tail and walk away," he concluded, "I just don't need my guests feeling uncomfortable."
Bartender of the Year or what?