Bandit brandishing knife holds up Lakeport market

LACONIA — Police continue to investigate an armed robbery that occurred at the P&P Market on Elm Street Sunday afternoon.

Police said that at 3:57 p.m. a while male with a light brown goatee entered the store wielding a 10-inch fixed-blade knife. He demanded and received an undisclosed amount of money.

Police released three photos of the man to the media yesterday that were obtained from the video surveillance cameras in the market.

The bandit is described as wearing a brown hooded-sweatshirt with a red T-shirt underneath, a black coat, blue jeans, and white sneakers. Police said he is about 35-years-old.

Anyone with any information is asked to call the Laconia Police at 524-5252 or the Greater Laconia Crime Line at 524-1717.