Local authorities are trying to identify an accused car burglar and they need your help.

Lafayette Police believe he broke into a car in the 700 block of South Buchanan Street around 12:45 PM on September 5th. He shattered the front passenger side window and stole a handgun from inside. He's a white male with short hair and wears corrective lenses. If you have any information, call Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS.