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    Methuen police searching for home invasion suspects

    Methuen police were searching for two men who allegedly broke into a woman’s apartment Tuesday morning and held her against her will, officials said.

    Police responded to a report of a home invasion in a Ruskin Avenue apartment just before 11:30 a.m. The woman said the men — one of them armed with a long gun — “forced their way” in, held her in a bedroom, and fled, according to a statement from Methuen police.

    Nothing was reported stolen, police said.

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    Both men are Hispanic and have medium complexions, the statement said. One of them has a thin build, and was wearing a red ski mask, black and grey sweatpants, and a similarly-colored sweatshirt. The other has a shorter, heavier build, and wore round black sunglasses, gloves, and a grey sweatshirt that covered his face.

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    Police said the attack was targeted, and there is no danger to the community.

    The case is under investigation.

    Anyone with information is asked to call Methuen Police at 978-983-8698.

    Alana Levene can be reached at alana.levene@globe.com. Follow her on Twitter @alanalevene.