two cars were stolen from the house they were parked outside after a break-in.
Police said the keys to the Audi A3 and Vauxhall Corsa, which are both less than one year old, were left on display in the kitchen on the house outside which they were parked on West Street, Eckington.
The owners of the white cars, which were on the drive of their home, went to bed at 10.30pm on Sunday and woke up at 6am yesterday to find the vehicles had gone.
The lock to the door of the house had been drilled by the thieves.
The family dogs did not bark during the break-in.
Details of the vehicles have been circulated to police officers and a search is now underway.
■ Witnesses or anyone with information should call Derbyshire Police on 101.