Items were stolen from two cars parked in the Brampton Valley Way car park, Spratton Road, Brixworth, on Sunday, December 22.
Between 2pm and 2.30pm on December 22, thieves broke into two vehicles parked in the car park.
A Black and Decker drill was stolen from a blue Daewoo Matiz and a purse was taken from a black Peugeot 307.
Police are seeking a teenager described as white and wearing a black coat and grey trousers. He was riding a pink pedal cycle along Brampton Valley Way towards Chapel Brampton. Witnesses are invited to call police on 101.