Police Working Constantly to Find Missing Barista
Vigil for Samantha Koenig on Saturday downtown
ANCHORAGE - Anchorage police are working round the clock to find kidnapped barista Samantha Koenig, who has been missing for nine days.
18-year-old Koenig was last week Wednesday, February 1, at her job at Common Grounds Espresso around 8 p.m.
Police have not released any photos or video on the case, but say a stranger kidnapped Koenig. She has not been heard from since.
With family, friends and volunteers passing out flyers and searching for any clues. Investigators report they are making good strides in their efforts to bring back Koenig alive.
“We've gotten some pretty decent leads in the last 24 hours, and its just going to take good solid investigation to crack the case,” said Lieutenant Dave Parker
With the search for Samantha Koenig continuing, a group of Anchorage residents are holding a candlelight vigil for her in Town Square Saturday from 6:30 to 8 p.m.
And if you have any information about Koenig’s disappearance, you’re urged to call Anchorage police at 786-2460.