We were prepared to laugh when we saw the Daily News headline about the Mayfair man forcibly tattooed by his roommates, but then we read the story and were horrified when the actual story discussed how he’d been marked with “genitals and racial stereotypes.”
Police yesterday were trying to unravel the bizarre case of a 52-year-old man who says he was forcibly tatted up by his four roommates over two days ending sometime yesterday, said Lt. John Stanford, a police spokesman. Cops were called by the victim and arrived about 10 a.m. to the house on Brighton Street near Hawthorne.
Earlier in the day, detectives interviewed the alleged victim and those with whom he shared his basement apartment: two men and two women, including, police say, his girlfriend.
One of the roommates, the landlord's son, is apparently a professional tattoo artist, and a tattoo gun and materials were used, Stanford said.
No charges as of yet, police say.