Police in Buxton are appealing for information following a break-in at a property in the town.
Sometime overnight between 9pm last Wednesday and 6am the following morning, offenders targeted a property along St John's Road in Buxton which is currently undergoing renovation.
Thieves unscrewed a wooden board at the rear of the property before smashing the locks to enter the main building.
Once inside, they carried out an untidy search before making off with a red and black coloured Milwaukee cordless drill and accessories.
Witnesses or anyone with information should call Derbyshire police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.