Authorities are asking for the public's help locating $70,000 worth of stolen art.
Phoenix police Sgt. Steve Martos said the burglary happened around 7 a.m. at artist Bassim Al-Skaker's home near 7th and Roosevelt streets.
Martos said Al-Shaker, is an international artist and political refugee from Iraq, who along with his artwork, has been featured by various national media outlets.
Martos said Al-Shaker was a victim of physical abuse in Iraq because of his love for art.
The Phoenix Police Department is asking anyone with information to call Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS.