Accused boyfriend flees cops, gets lost in woods in Keene
KEENE — A Massachusetts man who fled from police after an alleged domestic assault Saturday night asked for help after he got lost in a swamp in the woods.
Ryan Francis Gamari, 24, of Clarksburg, Mass., was charged with simple assault domestic- violence related.
Police went to Park Place Apartments on Park Avenue at about 6:50 p.m. after receiving a report that a 17-year-old girl had been assaulted by her boyfriend, Lt. Steven Stewart said. He had reportedly punched the girl in the face and head-butted her, but she was not seriously injured, Stewart said.
';We tried to get in touch with him by phone. He returned a call to the station and let us know he was lost in the woods,'; Stewart said.
Gamari also told police he was up to his knees in water.
';The officers checked the area and used sirens to help guide him out of the woods, where he was found in the Peerless Insurance parking lot on Park Avenue.';
Police released him on $1,000 personal recognizance and he was given a March 28 court date.