A set of step ladders has been stolen from an unlocked garage in Hungate Road, Denton.
The burglary happened overnight between Thursday and Friday. An intruder was seen to run off, but no description was given.
A police spokesman said householders should ensure all doors and windows are secured when away from their property, or when going to bed. Anybody with information on the burglary should contact 101, quoting incident 224 of June 6.