A burglar fired a shot during an aggravated burglary at a house in Shirebrook.
At around 8.25pm last night (Saturday, January 25), two men walked into a house in Field Drive and an argument broke out between them and the two men and one woman inside.
One of the burglars fired a shot into the wall and the two men stole cash before driving off in a car. No one was injured.
The man with the gun is described as 5ft 7ins tall and stocky. He wore a black balaclava and dark clothing.
His accomplice is 5ft 10ins tall and wore a green military style jacket, dark trousers and a black balaclava. He was holding a knife.
Both men are white.
Anyone with information should call police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. Detectives are treating this as a rare, isolated incident and patrols in the area are being increased today.