FAIRFIELD - Police in Fairfield are asking the public for help in finding the suspect responsible for breaking into a home in Southport.

Investigators say the suspect was caught on surveillance video around 2:30 a.m. on June 27. They say the suspect made off with a collection box with thousands of dollars inside. The family says the money was intended for a cancer charity.

The surveillance video was circulated to other law enforcement agencies with no luck. Now, officials are hoping the public can help catch the thief.

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Alex Fucci at 203-254-4840 or email him at afucci@town.fairfield.ct.us.