customers and passers-by watched as officers
from Strikeforce Raptor descended on Wicked
Ink in High St, Penrith, on Friday morning.
Robert Fielding said the officers were in
the tattoo studio as part of an
investigation into the assault of a woman,
18, at Penrith the day before.
He said the
woman had attended the studio and police
were searching for a book and T-shirt she
had left behind.
said police also retrieved the studio’s hard
drive video recorder to trace the woman’s
the woman met with three men in a carpark in
Union Lane about 2pm on Thursday when she
was assaulted and fell to the ground. Police
said a sum of cash was stolen and the men
fled the scene.
At 8am on
Friday police arrested two men in relation
to the alleged assault.
male, who is an alleged member of the Nomads
outlaw motorcycle gang (OMCG), was arrested
at a home at Emu Heights. He was taken to
Penrith police station and charged with
robbery, affray and possession of a
attended an address at Cambridge Park and
arrested a 29-year-old male, who is an
alleged member of the Rebels OMCG. He was
also charged with affray, assault and
possession of a restricted substance.
seeking assistance in locating the third
described as being between 20 and 30 years
old, wearing a dark long-sleeved jumper with
thin horizontal stripes. He was also wearing
light-coloured camouflage pants and white
sneakers and a cap. He is described as
having dark-coloured hair and being about
also appealing to any witnesses who may have
seen the incident or the events leading up