Brooklyn robbers.
Police surveillance photo.

Police said that a man and woman robbed a 99 cent store in Brooklyn and also beat an employee who tried to impede on the crime, as reported by NY Daily News.

At about 1:30 p.m. on November 18, the duo walked into the store and started grabbing merchandise.

According to Daily News, a 35-year-old store clerk tried to confront the couple, but the man gave him a bloody lip after punching him in the face and head multiple times.

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The thieves fled the scene before they were caught.

Police are currently in search of the suspects, the man described as black with a beard, last seen wearing a black sweatshirt and hat, and the woman described with blonde hair, blue jacket, floral shirt and black pants.

Read more at NY Daily News.