A thief managed to break into a garage and took off with more than £2,000 worth of fishing tackle.
The incident happened on Sandringham Drive, Mansfield Woodhouse, between Friday, 26th June and the afternoon of Monday, 29th June.
The offender then ransacked the garage and removed the fishing equipment.
Anyone with information about this incident is being asked to contact Nottinghamshire Police on 101 and quote incident number 000529-29062015.
Police are urging householders to make sure garages, sheds and outhouses are kept locked, especially during the hotter weather when they are more likely to use them.
If left unlocked, they can become easy targets for thieves.