Specialist tree surgery equipment has been stolen from a shed.
Three chainsaws, a tool chest, an axe and protective clothing were taken as well as the numberplates from the victim’s van.
The burglar struck on Storforth Lane Terrace, Hasland, Chesterfield, between 8pm on Friday, October 11, and 9.30am the following day.
A police investigation into the break-in and theft has been launched by Derbyshire Police.
Witnesses are urged to come forward.