By CBSNewYork Team

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

CBSNewYork Team