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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow her on Twitter @alanalevene.