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Tewksbury Police Ask For Public's Help Tracking Down Carjacking Suspect

Apr 01, 2016 12:50PM ● By Bill Gilman

Michael Munroe is wanted for carjacking in two towns.

Tewksbury Police are asking for the public's help in finding a New Hampshire man who allegedly carjacked a woman as she left work Wednesday night.

According to TPD Chief Timothy Sheehan, officers responded to the Dress Barn, 10 Main St., for a report that a female had been robbed as she left work.  The victim told the officers that as she approached her vehicle, she was grabbed and had her purse taken. The suspect then stole her car and drove off.

The vehicle was later recovered in Wilmington with no sign of the suspect. The victim was not physically harmed.  

Detectives were able to identify a suspect through surveillance video and from a drug arrest on Wednesday, March 30 (possession with intent to distribute heroin at Wal-Mart).  The suspect was ID'd as Michael Munroe, 32, 24 Epping Street, Apt. #2, Raymond N.H  He is wanted for carjacking, robbery and larceny over $250.

Munroe is also a person of interest in an attempted carjacking in Reading on Thursday, March 31.

 Detectives believe Munroe may be in the company of Rebecca Norton, 29, 82a Prescott Road Raymond, NH, (Photo to the left). Norton has two outstanding warrants for her arrest (Methuen PD Possession of Class A (default) and a Parole Violation out of Raymond NH).  

If anyone has any information as to the whereabouts of Munroe or Norton, please call Tewksbury Police or dial 911.  

The Tewksbury Police Department urges any citizens who suspect criminal activity to call the Dispatch Center @ 978-851-7373.  If you wish to remain anonymous please call the Tip Line @ 978-851-0175 or send an email to tewks_detectives@tewksbury-ma.gov  



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