A $1,000 cash reward has been posted for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever was responsible for the attempted break in at a rural Ellis County residence.

The owner's home security system captured video of the individual who attempted to kick in a door at the residence Jan. 30.

The video shows a man walking up to the house, unscrewing a porch light and attempting to kick in the door.

Anyone with information about the crime or who can identify the person in the video is being asked to contact detective division at the Ellis County Sheriff's Office at (785) 625-1040.

To view video of the attempted break-in, click here or here.