Residents are being urged to remain vigilant following two day-time burglaries just a few hours apart.
The thieves smashed their way into a property on Lea Wood, Lea Bridge, sometime between 12.30pm and 4pm, breaking a rear window to get inside.
They got away with a TV, and a valuable silver clothes and hair brush.
Meanwhile, a house on Bentley Close in Matlock was targeted with thieves breaking in through a conservatory at the back of the house. On this occasion, they got away with cash.
Anyone with information is being urged to call police on the non-emergency number 101, or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.