EL CAJON, Calif. -- Police are searching for two men who smashed the window at an East County motorsports dealer and took off with high-end dirt bikes valued at $13,000 each.
Police were called to Vey's Powersports in El Cajon early Wednesday morning after a person spotted the two men smashing the store window with bricks. By the time officers arrived, the men were gone, along with the two bikes.
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Surveillance video showed the duo loading the motorcycles onto a low-riding pickup truck, possibly a S-10 Chevrolet. Vey's employees told FOX 5 they are the most expensive dual-sport bikes they sell, made by Husqvarna.
But there's bad news for the thieves: Husqvarnas' modern technology includes a mechanism that makes the bikes impossible to ride without the store unlocking them. "They can part them off, that's totally fine, but if you want to ride those things -- if they want to go ride today for desert season, you've got to have a dealer unlock them," Vey's manager Robert Clay explained.
Investigators were called to the store and are reviewing the video, El Cajon police told FOX 5.
No arrests had been made as of Wednesday afternoon.