Fishing tackle and a power washer were stolen from a garden shed in Sheffield.
Police said the culprit broke a padlock to get into the shed on Meadowhead in Meadowhead.
Officers are also investigating an attempt to steal items from a shed on Bowshaw View, Batemoor.
They had been stacked up ready to move but police believe the offender was disturbed before having chance to take the items.
Anyone with information about the incidents should call South Yorkshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.