Police are appealing for information after a car was stolen from outside a house in Duffield.
A burglar crept into a house on Cumberhills Road in the village through the kitchen window before searching the house and taking a set of car keys.
The thief then drove off in a Peugeot 206 which was parked outside.
They also stole two laptops, credit cards and jewellery during the raid, which took place at some time between 2pm on Saturday, February 9 and 8.50pm on Sunday, February 10.
Latest statistics show there were 21 burglaries in Duffield during 2012, compared to 89 in nearby Belper.
If you have any information about the incident or have been offered any of the goods stolen during the break-in then please contact Derbyshire Police by calling their non-emergency 101 number.
Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.