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Cops are looking for a male and female duo that attempted to steal money from a register at a local bodega in Long Island City, but were successfully fought off by the store employee.

The suspects entered U.S. Brazil bodega at 41-02 34th Ave. on May 18 around 5 a.m., and the man threatened the store employee by saying he had a gun and would shoot him, police said.

The male crook didn’t pull out a weapon but tried to take the cash from the register and fought with the employee, authorities said. After a brief fight with the employee, the suspects ran from the store and headed eastbound on 34th Avenue in a white Fiat, officers said.

The male suspect is described by the NYPD as being Hispanic, 5 foot 9 inches tall, about 160 pounds with a light complexion and short hair. He was last seen wearing a black and red baseball hat, a long-sleeved blue shirt, tan cargo shorts and white sneakers.

The female is also described as Hispanic, about 5 foot 3 inches tall, 130 pounds with a light complexion as well, long, brown hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a blue baseball hat, a blue short-sleeved shirt, blue checkered pants and white sneakers.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS. The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are kept strictly confidential.

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