Tattoo Artist Charged With Assaulting Female Customers


EARLY, TX -- A tattoo artist is facing multiple sexual assault charges after allegedly attacking customers.

According to court documents, the alleged assaults occurred at Crouch's tattoo parlor, Insane Ink, in 2014, 2018, and 2020.

The 2020 assault took place on June 6 when the victim told police that Crouch cornered her in a bathroom and sexually assaulted her while preparing the outline of a tattoo.

After Crouch's arrest, dozens of women came forward with complaints of sexual advances, indecent exposures, and sexual assaults all taking place during the last 12 years.

The Early Police Department and the Texas Rangers are investigating additional complaints.

Crouch was indicted by a Brown County grand jury on three counts of sexual assault. The victims in the indictment are all under the age of 20.

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