Store workers fight off DC robber (VIDEO)

Dramatic video shows several D.C. store workers fighting off a robber as he attempts to yank out a cash register drawer.

D.C. police say the robbery happened in the 1300 block of H Street, Northeast at about 6 a.m. on Tuesday.

Surveillance video from the store captured the intense moments as the suspect walked up to the counter and attempted to pull out the cash register drawer. The video shows four employees fighting back by hitting and punching the suspect.

The surveillance footage can be seen in the video player above.

When the suspect doesn't get the register drawer, he is seen running from the store. It is not known what, if any property was taken by the suspect.

Anyone with information that could help detectives identify the suspect was urged to call D.C. police at (202) 727-9099.