NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A brazen electric bicycle theft was caught on video over the weekend in Brooklyn.
It happened shortly after 9:30 a.m. Saturday at an apartment building near Ocean Avenue and Avenue Y in Sheepshead Bay.READ MORE: Juneteenth Celebrations Across New York City Take On New Meaning In 2021
Surveillance video shows two men walk into the building with bolt cutters and take the elevator to the fourth floor.
They’re seen cutting the chain around an e-bike in the hallway.READ MORE: President Biden Makes Vaccination Push As Concerns Over Delta Variant Increase
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Police said one suspect took off in a black, four-door sedan. The other rode away on the e-bike.
The 42-year-old man who owns the bike told police he uses it to make food deliveries.MORE NEWS: Tropical Storm Claudette Batters Gulf Coast With Heavy Rain And Flooding
Anyone with information about the crime is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). You can also submit a tip via their website or on Twitter, @NYPDTips. All calls are kept confidential.