Bandit hits Dunkin' Donuts at mall

BELMONT — Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred at 9:23 p.m. Monday night at the Dunkin' Donuts store on Route 3, in front of the Belknap Mall.

The two employees working at the time said a male subject wearing a face covering, a hooded sweatshirt, gloves, and carrying a large knife entered the store and demanded cash.

Neither employee was injured.

Employees told police the man fled on foot.

A Gilford K-9 and handler, Laconia and Tilton Police assisted Belmont Police who searched the area. The dog was unable to pick up a scent.

Anyone with any information about the crime is asked to call the Belmont Police at 257-8351 and ask to speak to Detective Raechel Moulton or Sgt. Adam Hawkins.

This is the second robbery along Route 3 in as many days. Laconia Police continue to investigate the unarmed robbery of the Premium Mart on Court Street.