VENTURA (CBSLA) — Police asked for the public’s help Tuesday to identify a man who broke into a house that was being fumigated and stole a safe containing thousands in cash and other valuables.

(credit: Ventura Police Department)

Police say the man broke into a home in the 9500 block of Las Cruces Street at about 1 a.m. on June 25.

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The home was being fumigated, so the man apparently took precautions by donning a gas mask before breaking in.

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Surveillance video captured the man carrying a safe. Police say the safe contained $20,000 in cash, citizenship papers, jewelry and antiques.

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Anyone with information about the man’s identity or the break-in can call the Ventura Police Department.