Nov 15, 2016 9:15 AM

Police evacuating homes in Laconia after hostage situation turns to barricade situation

LACONIA — Police have advised that Weirs Boulevard will be shut down for a police incident.

UPDATE: Man arrested following barricade situation in Laconia, woman escaped by window

Police are saying it was a hostage situation but it has now turned into a barricade situation. They are evacuating homes and buildings in the immediate area.

Laconia Police have advised everyone to avoid the area. Commuters seek alternate routes.

NH1 is en route to the scene and will update as details become available.

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