A topless man broke into four sheds in Ilkeston on Saturday (July 12).
The man targeted sheds in Westwick Street and Nottingham Road, taking items including a tent, a leaf blower and a bike.
He is described as white and in his late teens.
He was wearing white shorts with a blue trim and no top. The incidents took place between 8.15pm and 8.45pm.
Some of the items have been recovered. At 10.30pm on the same night fishing rods were stolen from a shed in Charles Street.
Anyone with information is asked to get in touch with police on 101 or callt he free and confidential Crimestoppers hotline on 0800 555111.