A police probe is underway into the theft of two cars stolen from Bradwell on the same night.
One of the vehicles - a Skoda Fabia - was stolen after the thief broke into the house it was parked outside and took the keys.
Police said the thief got into the house in Town Lane through a ground floor window in the early hours of Tuesday, September 15.
A laptop, two mobile phones, tools and a brown handbag were also stolen during the raid.
Police later found the car abandoned with the stolen items inside.
On the same night a blue Mitsubishi Pajero, containing a number of tools, was stolen from Batham Road.
Witnesses or anyone with information should call Derbyshire Police on 101.