SANTA BARBARA, Calif. -

Investigators at the Santa Barbara Police Department are trying to find a person in an ongoing criminal investigation.

Officials said due of the nature of the case, additional details are being withheld. Surveillance photos taken from the Santa Barbara Public Library have been released to help identify the man.

He is described to be in his 30’s and possibly of Middle Eastern descent.

Police ask the public to contact Detective Ben Ahrens at 805-897-2348 or call anonymously to 805-897-2348 if you recognize the person in the surveillance photos.