Colorado State University Police Department is asking for help in identifying a suspect in several thefts.

Officials said there has been an increase in thefts since school started due to unlocked and unattended offices and laboratories.

The suspect is described as a white male with blond hair, usually in a braid. He carries a large tan backpack and may be using Transfort to get around. More surveillance photographs can be viewed at

Anyone with information regarding the current thefts or suspect should contact CSU Sgt. Jason Meisner at (970) 491-5074.