Published DateLACONIA — Police are investigating a burglary at the Weirs Beach Lobster Pound that was discovered by the owner at 10:07 a.m. yesterday.
Capt. Matt Canfield said entry to the landmark eatery was made through a rear door. He said the burglar or burglars disabled the security cameras and used a metal cutting tool to access two safes.
He said money and a handgun were stolen.
Canfield said this is the fourth burglary in the area in less than a month. About three weeks ago, three residential burglaries were discovered on Harglen Drive.
He said at this point police don't know if the Lobster Pound burglary is connected to the Harglen Drive ones.
Anyone with any information about any of the burglaries is asked to call Laconia Police at 524-5252, the Greater Laconia Crime Line at 524-1717 or to go to the Laconia Police Website at www.laconiapd.org and click on the anonymous tipline.