A Mansfield resident and their young child were locked in an upstairs room in their own home by three men while they ransacked the house - taking only a mobile phone.
The three men then forced the victim and their child into an upstairs room while they searched through the home, shortly before 3.30am.
Nottinghamshire Police are appealing for information about the robbery.
The offenders are described as:
Male, mixed race, 5’ 7” tall, wearing a black scarf, a short sleeved blackbody vest and black tracksuit bottoms.
Male, mixed race, 6’ 0” tall, wearing a black Nike woolly hat and dark clothing.
Male, wearing a hooded top covering his face and dark clothing.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Nottinghamshire Police on 101 and quote incident number 000144-18012015.