A man chased two burglars he discovered breaking into his neighbour’s house in Holbrook in the early hours of Monday morning.
The incident happened on Town Street at 3.40am after the man looked out of his window and saw two men in a neighbour’s porch.
He chased them up the road but they escaped.
Helater discovered they had taken the keys from his car and a hands-free kit.
Police said the thieves had broken into the neighbour’s house and stolen a watch and a number of rings.
Anyone with information is asked to call 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.