The Marion County sheriff’s office is asking for help in identifying a suspect possibly connected to a home burglary.

Marion County sheriff’s detectives are seeking the identity of this man, who was caught on surveillance footage before a home in the 5800 block of S Hwy. 314A was burglarized early last month.

The crime took place at a residence in the 5800 block of S Hwy. 314A on Dec. 2. Sheriff’s deputies also are seeking the identity of a man who was seen prowling around the same home. He is believed to have had some type of pry tool in his hand before the burglary, a sheriff’s office report states.

Anyone with information on the burglary or the suspect is asked to call Det. Jason Hunt at (352) 404-6044. Those wishing to leave an anonymous tip can call Crime Stoppers of Marion County at (352) 368-STOP (7867). Tips can also be submitted at ocalacrimestoppers.com.

For Crime Stoppers, please reference 18-97 in your tip. Also, if you use Crime Stoppers and your tip leads to an arrest, you may be eligible for a cash reward.