NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are looking for a pair of suspects who they said robbed a Madison Avenue jewelry store in the middle of the day last Friday.

It happened just after 3 p.m. at Madison Jewelers.

One of the suspects was seen on surveillance video looking at jewelry items. He then pulled out a handgun and demanded Rolex watches from the employees, police said.

That’s when a second suspect entered the store with a duffel bag, took out pepper spray and sprayed the employees, police said.

Both suspects then ran off with about $36,000 worth of merchandise, according to police.

Watch the video below:

The first suspect was last seen wearing a black suit with a tan brimmed hat. The second was wearing dark-colored pants, a white shirt and black tie.

Anyone with information should call police or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or visit

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