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Wanted: John Perez

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — Few things hurt more than a broken heart.

On July 14th, Springfield police say 29-year-old John Perez had his heart shattered after he came home to his Bristol Street apartment and discovered his girlfriend was being unfaithful.

“Due to a love triangle that was involved with his live-in girlfriend, he assaulted his girlfriend, went and got a 9mm and pistol-whipped his girlfriend into semi-consciousness,” says Springfield Police Sgt. John Delaney.

Neighbors heard his girlfriend’s screams and called police, but by the time officers arrived, Perez was already gone.

“Mr. Perez fled the house and got into his red pickup truck and before he drove off, he just fired three rounds into the air and he went parts unknown looking for the other person in this love triangle,” says Delaney.

While officers scoured the area, looking for Perez, his girlfriend was transported to Baystate Medical Center where her head wounds were treated. Police say she has since made a complete recovery.

“Mr. Perez was not located that night,” says Delaney. “An all-points was given for Perez and he hasn’t been found yet — he’s yet to be arrested in this case.”

Perez has no prior record with the Springfield Police Department.

If you see John Perez, call 911 or you can send police an anonymous tip. Just text it to “CRIMES” or 274637 and in the message type “SOLVE” and your tip.


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