Search on for man, woman in violent brawl at Bronx Popeyes

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Police want to find the people behind a violent brawl at a Popeye's restaurant in the Bronx.

SOUNDVIEW, Bronx (WABC) -- Police want to find the people behind a violent brawl at a Popeyes restaurant in the Bronx.

The incident happened Saturday around 10:30 p.m. at the store on Bruckner Boulevard.

Video shows a man in a red shirt throw a punch, which then escalates as he and a woman proceed to attack the 24-year-old victim.

At one point, the pair picked up a "wet floor" sign and beat the victim over the head with it.

Police say they stole $150 from the victim before leaving.

The woman later returned to the restaurant to pick up her food.

The suspects left in a black four-door sedan.

The victim was taken to the hospital with a laceration above his eye and pain and swelling to his head.

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

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