Laconia car wash burglarized on Sunday night

LACONIA – Police are investigating an overnight burglary of the Sparkle Clean Car Wash at 1181 Union Avenue.

A media release issued by the Laconia Police said surveillance video shows the burglary happened at 9:05 p.m. Sunday and was reported to police at 1:23 p.m. yesterday.

The video showed a single male pry open the rear door and enter the building. He went to the "bill-breaker/change machine" and forced it open.

Police said the tape showed him leaving the building and returning back to in three separate time, finally leaving with an undisclosed amount of cash and change.

The suspect is described as being about 5-feet 8-inches tall. Police said he was wearing a dark-colored coat, black pants, black boots and a dark colored face mask. He was also wearing a black and gray striped knit winter hat.

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