Suspects wanted in rape, robbery at Inktastic tattoo parlor in Bed-Stuy

The suspects were caught on surveillance video barging into the shop on Jan. 17.

The suspects were caught on surveillance video barging into the shop on Jan. 17. (1/22/14)

BROOKLYN - Police released surveillance video that they hope will help catch the suspects behind a rape and robbery at a Bed-Stuy tattoo parlor.

According to authorities, a woman rang the bell to Inktastic on Ralph Avenue Jan. 17. They say she returned to her car when a worker opened the door and two armed men barged in.

The suspects took items from shop's employees, as well as three customers. Cops say one of the suspects also raped a 23-year-old customer before they fled the scene in a white Nissan Maxima.

The rape victim was taken to Woodhull Hospital for treatment.

Anyone with information is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

For extended interview with Inktastic employee, watch the clip to the left or click News 12 Extra on Optimum TV channel 612. 

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