MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Cameras were rolling when a crook decided to take off without first paying for his beer and the store clerk followed him out to stop the theft.READ MORE: Federal Judge Tosses Lawsuit Challenging Seminole Gambling Deal
It happened May 27th at 1201 N.W. 103rd Street.
Surveillance video first shows one of two suspects inside the convenience store in northwest Miami-Dade, grab a 12-pack of beer from the cooler and walk to the register.
However, as the 22-year-old clerk walked behind the counter to ring him up, the guy simply walked out of the business and joined a friend.READ MORE: The Countdown Has Begun! Famous Knaus Berry Farm Reopens For Season On October 26
The clerk ran outside and chased the two guys down, which then turned into a two-on-one fight. Punches and kicks were thrown as they scuffled. At one point, the clerk seemed to try to reason with the guys before the fight resumed again.
Eventually, the beer thieves were able to grab the brew and flee.
The clerk suffered minor injuries.MORE NEWS: Accused Hollywood Cop Killer Jason Banegas Transferred To Broward Jail
If you recognize the crooks on the video, contact Crime Stoppers at (305) 471-TIPS. Anonymous tips leading to an arrest could earn up to $3,000.