Persistent burglar caught on home surveillance video

A persistent prowler spent some time trying to break into a Sarasota home, and police say they are now searching for him.

The Sarasota Police Department released home surveillance video, showing the burglary suspect trying to break into the home on Edmondson Court. The incident occurred on July 16 around 7 a.m. 

In the video, the suspect is seen attempting to open the doors and windows. Police said he even smashed the glass on the back door and broke two door handles. 

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Patrick Comac at 941-364-7326 or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers at 941-366-8477 or online at