APD Seeks Public Help in Solving Duane’s Auction Market Burglary

Suspect in Duane's Auction Market burglary. Image-APD
Suspect in Duane’s Auction Market burglary. Image-APD

Detectives with the Anchorage Police Department are reaching out to the public for help identifying a suspect and his getaway car involved in a Saturday morning burglary of an Anchorage business, Nixle reports.

Police have released surveillance images of the suspect involved in the early Saturday morning burglary of Duane’s Auction Market at 1233 76th Avenue. 

An employee at the business discovered that the glass in the front door had been smashed out and called 911 at approximately 9 am on Saturday morning.

Detectives responded to the scene and opened an investigation. The investigation determined that the suspect had broken into the business at approximately 5:30 am and stole several collectible items that included Alaska Native art and craftwork valued at over $50,000 before leaving in a late 90s grey sedan that has been tentatively identified as a Chevy Lumina.

Suspect's vehicle. Image-APD
Suspect’s vehicle. Image-APD

APD describes the suspect  “as an adult white male between 50 and 60-years-old, around 6’ feet tall, with short grey hair and wearing glasses. He was also wearing a black trench coat over dark blue overalls with a white t-shirt and brown boots.”

Anyone with information about the whereabouts of the suspect, suspect vehicle and/or this investigation is asked to call Dispatch at 311 or to remain anonymous call Crime Stoppers at 907-561-STOP.