Police are appealing for information after two sneak-in burglaries in the Alfreton area on the same night.
At around 8pm on Tuesday, October 25 thieves got into a house on Elder Court, Swanwick through an unlocked door and stole a purse from the kitchen.
Sometime between 7.45pm and 8.45pm a handbag was stolen from a house on Brendan Avenue, Somercotes.
The owner had left the back door unlocked and the handbag, containing cash and a mobile phone, was taken from the kitchen.
If you have information relating to these incidents call Derbyshire police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.