Dangerous sex offender captured after breaking loose, police say

LACONIA, N.H. (WHDH) — Police in Laconia have captured a dangerous sex offender after he broke free from custody on Wednesday.

Authorities said the man escaped a facility on Green Street around 5:30 p.m.

Police warned residents to stay indoors while they searched for the man.

Search crews used a police dog to track him down.

It’s not clear how the man escaped custody.

No additional details were immediately available.

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