Published: Oct 26, 2012 5:01 PM EDT

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's  detectives are asking the public to help identify two men who are persons of interest in a beating and robbery that occurred late Thursday night in Port Charlotte near a business in the 2400 block of Tamiami Trail. The victim was hospitalized.

MCU Detectives located surveillance video taken at 11:07 the Circle-K store at 2512 Tamiami Trail in Port Charlotte of two white male subjects who entered the store. Detectives want to talk to these two men concerning a 30-year-old man who was severely beaten and robbed by several men nearby between the hours of10:30 and 10:45 p.m.

If anyone has information concerning the identity of these two men wanted for questioning, please call CCSO Detective Richard Nix at 941-639-2101, or CrimeStoppers at 800-780-TIPS (8477).