On Sunday, April 19 2015 around 8:00 am, the Methuen Police
Department received a call from CVS Pharmacy (76 Swan St.) reporting an unarmed
robbery. A male subject entered the
store and purchased some candy. The
suspect handed the cashier money for the candy.
When she opened the cash register, the suspect reached over the counter
and into the drawer and took some money from the register. The male subject then fled the store on foot
and was last seen running towards Conduit St.
The suspect was described as Hispanic, approx. 6’1”-6’2” in height,
wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, a black mask covering his face and latex
gloves. The suspect had tattoos on his
hands. The suspect may have fled Conduit
St. in a black Dodge sedan (unknown model or plate number).
NOTE: This same suspect robbed the Family Dollar store (40
Jackson St.) approx. 3 hours later and brandished a knife.
If you can identify this suspect or have any information on
this crime, please contact the Methuen Police Department at 978-983-8698 or
Detective Keith Frost at 978-983-8709.