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Two men rob Sanford Hungry Howie's, make off with $1,200

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SANFORD, Fla. - A Seminole County business was held up for the second time in less than six months Monday night.

Surveillance video shows three Sanford Hungry Howie's employees being jerked around and manhandled by gun-toting robbers.

The owner said two men waited outside a back door for someone to leave with a delivery. When they did, the men burst in.

It happened as three pizza workers were cleaning up Monday night.

The 18-year-old manager, who did not want to reveal his identity Tuesday, was there when the men burst in.

"I thought he was more scared than confident. And I was thinking if he was going to shoot. My first instinct was protect the girls that were in the store," the manager said.

In the video, a man in a red hoodie knocked one female employee to the ground, then went after the manager, gun drawn, demanding he open the cash drawer.

"I realized he was here for the money, no need to fight," the manager said.

The Hungry Howie's manager said he gave the man the drawer. The man then told him to open the safe or he was going to hurt them.

When the manager told the robber he didn't have the combination for the safe, he said the man called him a liar.

"When I saw he had a gun, and was pointed to an employee and one toward me, it just snapped then," the manager said.

That's when the worker rushed him, and tried to take his gun, but was pistol-whipped instead, leaving him bloody and bruised.

As one of the employees cowered in the corner, one of the men dragged another employee through the shop by her ponytail before eventually taking off with $1,200.

Authorities used K-9s and the Sheriff's Office helicopter, but couldn't find the two men.