A woman disturbed a burglar trying to enter her home in broad daylight in Debenham on Wednesday.
The female resident heard a noise at her home in Ipswich Road at 10.30am and, after investigating, found a man trying to enter the property.
The offender then ran off towards Winston.
He is described as white, with a pale complexion, clean shaven, and aged in his 30s. He had very short hair on the sides and was wearing a beige baseball cap, yellow high-vis vest, light coloured top, trousers and trainers.
Anyone with information should contact DC Jamie Adams from Bury St Edmunds on 101 quoting ST/13/3128 or call Crimestoppers anonymously 0800 555111.