A man was assaulted when he tried to prevent thieves stealing two cars from his front drive - the day after the thieves stole the keys to the cars.
The incident happened on Wednesday 14th January in Taupo Drive, Hucknall, at around 9pm when the man heard noises and went outside to investigate.
He was attacked as thieves drove off with a silver Ford Fiesta Finesse and a beige Renault Megane.
The day before thieves had entered the house through an insecure rear door. A purse, wallet and two sets of car keys were taken from the kitchen.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call police on 101. Alternative call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.