On Saturday July 8th around 8:20 pm, a male subject, identified as Gustavo Rosario came to the Methuen Police station lobby. Mr. Rosario was bleeding from his face and stated he was just beaten and robbed by 2 males on Camden Street. The Methuen Fire Department responded to the station, provided first aid to him and later transported him to the Holy Family Hospital.
Upon speaking with officers, Mr. Rosario related he was parked on Camden St waiting for a friend when a heavy set light skinned male wearing glasses, a black baseball hat, black pants and sweatshirt entered his car through the rear driver’s side door. Then another heavy set light skinned male wearing all black entered through the rear passenger’s side door. He stated the male that was immediately behind him showed him a black firearm and demanded Mr. Rosario “to give him all his shit”.
Mr. Rosario stated that at this time the male subject with the firearm struck him in the forehead with the firearm (pistol whipped). He stated after he was struck his gold chain was ripped from his neck. Mr. Rosario stated at some point he put the vehicle in drive and drove with the male subjects in the back seat out of the parking lot and across Camden Street. Mr. Rosario also stated the other male suspect reached into the front seat and put the car into park. Once the car was stopped the male subject with the firearm stated he “would kill him” and then struck him several more times in the head with the firearm. Mr. Rosario stated he was able to get out of the car and run away from the suspects. While running, he noticed the two males run away from the car as well. Mr. Rosario proceeded back to the car and drove directly to the police station for help. Mr. Rosario believes that there were two people in the car and possibly a third male subject that was the lookout. The third subject is a black male, tall, thin build wearing a black sweater, white t-shirt and red shorts.
The Methuen Police Department is looking for a female who may have witnessed the incident. She goes by Sisi Paperz on Facebook. Detectives Charles Dejesus and David Souther are investigating the incident and would like to speak with Sisi in reference to what she may have witnessed. If anyone knows Sisi or has information on this incident, please contact the Methuen Police Department at 978-983-8698.