Police released CCTV footage of a man after a burglary in Gainsborough at the weekend.
A battery which powered electic fencing and CCTV at a stables in Lea Road was targeted on May 5.
The stables are at the back of Drovers Court in Lea Road.
The attempted theft triggered an alarm which disturbed the offender and the battery was left in a field.
Police would like to hear from people who recognise the man pictured or have any information that could assist the enquiry.
Contact Lincolnshire Police via the non-emergency number 101, quoting reference 548 of May 5.