CAMBRIDGE, MA — A Somerville, Mass., car mechanic explained to reporters on Friday that the younger of the two brothers suspected of carrying out the Boston Marathon bombing came to his store on Tuesday, the working day after the bombing, and asked to pick up a vehicle he had dropped off for repairs about two weeks right before.Gilberto Junior, 44, said that the male, who has been discovered as Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, appeared to be “very anxious.”
“He was biting his fingernails, and was shaky,” Junior explained.
Tsarnaev had dropped off the car or truck, which Junior explained as a white Mercedes wagon, at the automobile store about two weeks previously. It experienced rear bumper hurt, and Tsarnaev had said it was his girlfriend’s. On Tuesday, when Tsarnaev out of the blue returned, Junior informed him the car or truck wasn’t completely ready.
“I do not treatment, I really don’t care, I do not care, I need to have the auto appropriate now,” Tsarnaev explained, according to Junior.
The mechanic reported Tsarnaev took the auto with out its rear bumper on.
Junior stated he experienced regarded the two brothers for about two years. His store, Junior’s Automobile Overall body, is not much from the Norfolk Avenue condominium in Cambridge that law enforcement searched on Friday. The brothers and their good friends — between six and 8 of them, Junior reported — would provide their automobiles to the shop for function.
“I talked to them all the time, about automobiles, and about soccer,” Junior claimed.
Junior mentioned he experienced noticed the pictures of the suspects on Thursday, but he was not guaranteed it was the youthful males he understood until finally Friday morning. With the FBI seeking the apartment so close to his shop, Junior went over and told the FBI what he realized. Asked what he experienced thought of the brothers, Junior claimed he assumed they ended up “nice” little ones. Then he additional: “You know, not nice youngsters now.”