Burglar carves hole in rear walls to steal rare coins valued at $15,200 in Fort Collins

FORT COLLINS, Colo. - Fort Collins police need the public's help to identify the burglar who broke into  Foothills Flea Market and stole collectible coins valued at $15,200.

The first burglary at the large indoor flea market occurred Sept. 22, 2012 and the second occurred Feb. 21, 2013.

The burglar entered the business by making a hole in the rear wall of the building, Fort Collins police said.

On Tuesday, police released a surveillance picture of the man  believed to have committed one or both of the burglaries.

Anyone with information regarding the individual is encouraged to call Detective Kyle Bendzsa with Fort Collins Police at 970-221-6577 or Crime Stoppers of Larimer County at 970-221-6868 where you will remain anonymous and possibly be eligible for a cash reward. 

Crime Stoppers may also be reached through their Web site at http://www.stopcriminals.org.