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Oct 15, 2013 6:22 PM by Andrew Ellison - aellison@kristv.com

Attempted Robbery Turned Assault

CORPUS CHRISTI - Police are looking for a man and woman who tried to steal a bag of meat from La Michocana Meat Market on Ayers on this weekend.

That attempted theft turned into an assault.

Security came footage shows a man and woman in line at the check out register around 6:30 sunday evening.

Footage from outside the store shows the woman take off running out the door and drop the bag.

The store manager comes out after her and picks up the bag.

As she walks back with the bag towards the door, the man comes out and tries to take it by force.

A male employee comes to the manager's aid and helps fight off the attacker.

The employee gets punched in the face and the suspect runs away without the bag.

A very brave act by all employees involved to stop their store from being robbed.

Police describe the suspects as: a hispanic male, age 25 to 35, and a hispanic female, age 20 to 30.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call CrimeStoppers.

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