BROOKLYN - Police have released surveillance video of a man stealing a dog from a laundromat in Brooklyn.

The man can be seen stealing the dog in the video from a laundromat on Knickerbocker Avenue in Bushwick Monday.

Police say the dog belongs to a 36-year-old man who owns the laundromat. 

Shortly after stealing the Cockalier dog, police say the man ran away. 

He is described as being 6 feet tall, 170 pounds with a light complexion, black hair and brown eyes.

He was last seen wearing gray sneakers, blue jeans and a blue shirt. He has a tattoo on his arm.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 800-577-TIPS.