Couple robs small Seattle grocery story, police release surveillance images to help track them down

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A couple robed a small grocery store in Seattle and detectives are hoping you can identify them from the surveillance images.

The video shows a man in a red and green striped shirt and red pants along with a woman wearing a bright green skirt and scoop necked t-shirt pretending to shop.

They even put food on the counter.

When other customers come in the store, the suspect in red chases them out by trying to start a fight.

As soon as they leave, he pushed the cash register off the counter and steals an envelope full of money.

“They obviously didn’t want witnesses, hence they chased out the other people,” said Det Myrle Carner with Crime Stoppers Puget Sound.  “So it’s pretty clear to me they had motive of either stealing the food to start with but once they go involved and they saw the money, now we’ve turned into a robbery.”

The two took suspects took off in different directions, the man on foot, the woman in this gold BMW X-5 that looks to be a 2003 model.

She was wearing a top that appears to have the word diamond on it but you can’t see all the letters.

If you know a woman that resembles her or can tell police who the man is who threw the can at the clerk call an anonymous tip into: CRIME STOPPERS: 1-800-222-TIPS

You must call the Crime Stoppers hotline with your tip to be eligible to receive a cash reward for information leading to a fugitive’s arrest.

CLICK HERE for information on how to TEXT A TIP to Crime Stoppers.

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