Pair ambushed, tied up in armed recording studio robbery


ATLANTA,None - Police are searching for three men who ambushed and robbed a man and a woman at gunpoint at a recording studio in northwest Atlanta.

The recording studio is located in a home on Boyd Avenue and is owned by Atlanta rapper Yung Joc.

Atlanta police said the men were waiting in the bushes for caretakers of the studio to show up around 5 a.m. Sunday. When they did , the men ambushed the man and woman, forced them into the bathroom and tied them up. Police said the robbers took around $50,000 in equipment.

The man and the woman were able to get out of the house and to a friend's house to call 911.

The victims said they did not recognize the men.

Police said the robbers had planned to use the victims' car to get away with some of the equipment, but decided to leave it at the studio at the last minute.

Detectives said they hope the robbers may have left fingerprints on the items.