Belmont, Gilmanton police report uptick in burglaries

BELMONT – Police are investigating a burglary and theft at the Top of the Town Restaurant.

Police said forced entry was made sometime after closing on Wednesday but before opening the next day by one or more people breaking a window and entering the rear of the restaurant on Ladd Hill Road.

An undisclosed amount of money was taken, police said.

This is the third burglary reported to Belmont Police in the past week.

Police are also seeking information about a burglary on Fuller Street and one on Gilmanton Road, however have not determined if any of the three are related.

Gilmanton Police said they are also investigating four burglaries that have occurred within the past month.

They said two of the break-ins have been at the same unoccupied home, but they have not been able to determine if the others are related.

Anyone who has any information or sees any suspicious activity or automobiles is asked to call the Belmont Police Department at 267-8350 or the Gilmanton Police Department at 267-7401.