NYC bodega owner stabbed by man trying to steal a Snapple

A pair is wanted for attacking a bodega owner.

The owner of a Brooklyn bodega was stabbed while trying to stop a man trying to steal a Snapple.

It happened inside the Deli and Grill on Bedford Ave. in the Flatbush section.

The NYPD says a man and woman walked into the store and the man tried to take a Snapple without paying for it.

The 44-year-old owner attempted to stop him.  A dispute ensued and the man stabbed the store owner in the back.  The woman then punched the owner in the face multiple times.

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The pair then took off on Bedford Ave.

EMS transported the store owner to Kings County Hospital.  He was in stable condition.