Police are appealing for information after a burglar broke into two neighbouring homes, in Buxton, during the early hours of Wednesday morning.
From the first property a handbag and jewellery were taken and from the second car keys were stolen by the thief who used them to drive off in the silver Audi Quattro, that had been parked on the drive.
A police spokeswoman said the owner of one of the properties, on Wyattville Avenue, had been woken by a noise at about 1.15am.
“He went downstairs and realised someone had been in and burgled the property. He looked out and could see the next door neighbour’s car being driven away.”
Anyone with information or who may have seen anything suspicious is urged to contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.