The burglary occurred in the 1100 block of Lyons Street at around 1 p.m. on Aug. 30, according to Redwood City police.
Private security cameras filmed the burglar ringing a front doorbell, and then entering the home through a rear sliding-glass door that was left unlocked.
Electronic items and jewelry were stolen, police said.
The male suspect appears to be between 16 and 21 years old and about 5 feet 7 to 5 feet 9 inches tall. He has a medium build, black hair and brown eyes.
The video footage can be viewed online at: http://vimeo.com/49685183.
Anyone with information about the suspect is asked to contact Redwood City police Detective Dave Stahler at (650) 780-7620. Callers wishing to remain anonymous can call (800) 222-8477.