A window of a house in Buxton was smashed by an offender who then ran off.
The incident happened at a terraced property, in Albert Court, Heath Road at about 4.30pm on Friday, January 30.
Police want to speak to anyone who saw suspicious activity in the London Road area around that time.
Officers are particularly keen to speak to the occupants of a purple Fiat Punto, who may have witnessed the offence or seen the offender running off.
Anyone with information should call Derbyshire police on 101, quoting crime reference 4259/15.
You can also call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.