This man is believed to be connected to two burglaries in Horsham.
Police have appealed for information from people who might recognise him.
A house was broken into on Shottermill between April 28 and May 10, when a gold chain was stolen.
On May 8 at about 9.30pm the occupant of house in Burn Close, Horsham heard a noise coming from his spare room. He got up and found a man trying to get in through the window. On coming face to face with the occupant, the suspect jumped into the garden and ran away.
Detective Constable Chris Merryfield-Day said: “The occupant describes the suspect as white, 30 to 35, slim, around 5′ 8” with ginger or fair balding hair with a short beard. He is believed to have driven away in a blue Ford Focus starting with a V registration number.
“We believe this man may also be connected to the burglary in Shottermill. Do you recognise him? Please get in touch with us if you do.
“Please remember to keep your windows secure especially now the weather is warming up a little.”
Anyone with information is asked to contact police online https://www.sussex.police.uk/contact-us/response-to-appeal/ quoting serial 1494 of 08/05.