A homeowner chased a burglar over some wasteland after seeing him walk out of his house.
The 43-year-old victim spotted a man walking through a side gate of his home in Hands Road, Heanor, at around 7pm on Monday, October 28.
The burglar jumped over a fence, but the victim pursued him over wasteland towards the nearby army cadet centre. The victim did not catch the offender and returned home where he noticed a second man. Nothing was taken from the home.
The first man is white, around 18 years old, of average build and was wearing a dark hoodie and dark tracksuit bottoms. His accomplice was also white and was wearing dark clothing with his hoodie pulled up.
Anyone with information is asked to call 101.