A man forced his way into a Glossop home and demanded jewellery from the female occupant.
Police have launched an appeal after the incident yesterday (Wednesday, January 14) in Woodhead Road, Glossop.
A woman answered the door of the property at 10.30pm and the man forced his way in.
A second man later entered the house and the intruders searched the premises before leaving via a back door.
They were seen leaving in a silver car, which may have had smashed windows.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Glossop CID on 101, quoting crime reference number 2017/15.
To report crime anonymously call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.