(HE) TONIGHT — WE’RE HEARING FROM THE OWNER OF A POPULAR PORTSMOUTH RESTAURANT, ABOUT A BREAK-IN OVER THE WEEKEND. (MM) POLICE SAY WHOEVER BROKE IN— DID A LOT OF DAMAGE — AND STOLE SOME VERY EXPENSIVE EQUIPMENT. EYEWITNESS NEWS REPORTER STEVE NIELSEN IS LIVE IN STUDIO WITH THE NEW DETAILS. (SN) THIS STORY IS NOT JUST ABOUT THE BREAK-IN… IT’S ABOUT WHATS HAPPENED AFTER THE THEFT AND VANDALISM THAT HELPED A FAMILY BUSINESS GET THROUGH IT. THE VIEW IS BEAUTIFUL OUT THE WINDOW… THE WATER GLISTENING AGAINST SNOW COVERED BEACHES AT 15 POINT ROAD RESTAURANT IN PORTSMOUTH… USUALLY ON A TUESDAY AFTERNOON THE PLACE WOULD BE HUMMING TO GET READY FOR THE DINNER RUSH…. you can just put them right down here. BUT INSTEAD CARLY SMITH IS FIELDING DELIVERIES…. hi cox cable carly, thank you for coming. AND POINTING OUT WORK FOR CREWS . thats where it was cut. MONDAY AFTERNOON CARLY’S HUSBAND WALKED INTO THEIR 9 YEAR OLD BUISNESS. he noticed everything was demolished. PORTSMOUTH POLCIE SAY THE RESTAURANT WAS BROKEN INTO…. our computer system was right here. SURVEILLANCE EQUIPMENT RIPPED FROM THE WALL… REGISTERS STOLEN… FOOD EMPTIED FROM THE FREEZERS. theres a lot of bottles of vodka missing and bottles of scotch they didnt have bad taste. theres bottels of moet champagne missing. its extrememly disheartening and intrusive to feel like everything yo uwork so hard for every day was just like completely trashed. BUT OVER THE LAST 24 HOURS… A WAVE OF KINDNESS. our chef came employees came and everybody came and helped us get this place cleaned up. AND CUSTOMERS PRAISED 15 POINT ROAD ON SOCIAL MEDIA. it was just really extremely heartwarming it helped us get through yesterday. we will not let this hinder our business by any means. (SN) THEY HOPE TO OPEN BACK UP AGAIN TOMORROW OR THURSDAY. AS FOR THE INVESTIGATION. POLICE SAY THEY HAVE SURVAILLANCE VIDEO … AND ARE LOOKING FOR ANY INFORMATION YOU MIGHT HAVE ABOUT THIS BREAK IN. CALL PORTSMOUTH P-D IF YOU DO. I’M STEVE NIELSEN EYEWITNESS NEWS.