2 smiling thugs seen on video following Flatbush woman into elevator and attacking herBy Mason White 3:00 PM July 30, 2014
By: Devansh Dutt
(Scroll down for video) Police are looking to arrest and charge two men with assault after being seen on video smiling before attacking a young Flatbush woman in an elevator, police in New York said.
Brooklyn Police said that the incident unfolded on Avenue M and East 18 Street, when the 18-year-old victim was walking into her building on Sunday night around 7:35.
The suspects followed a few seconds later.
In the surveillance video, the first suspect can be seen smiling and talking over his shoulder while the second suspect walks in a moment later, also with a smile.
They followed the woman into the elevator.
After she got into the elevator, the second suspect grabbed her by the neck and forced her back into the hallway, throwing her to the ground.
Once on the ground, the two suspects were seen fighting with the woman and beating her. The suspects are described by police as two black young men.
One suspect is described as in his late teens to early 20s, about 240 pounds, and was seen with an orange shirt, beige shorts, white sneakers and a backpack.
The other suspect is believed to be 20 to 25 years old. On the video, he was seen wearing a shirt with white writings on it and pants with urban camouflage.