Two men have been arrested on suspicion of theft in Buxton.
It came after a short pursuit with police on Wednesday night (December 11).
Derbyshire Constabulary said they received an emergency call from a van owner at Glenmore Road at around 11.30pm.
He reported that the two men had just broken into his van and stolen tools, before driving off in a Fiat Punto.
Police said in a statement: "We passed a description of the car to all officers and the vehicle was sighted on the A6 at Dove Holes. Officers followed the car into Cheshire, where it stopped by our colleagues from that force."
A 38-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of theft from a vehicle, failing to stop, dangerous driving and driving without due care and attention.
A 32-year-old was arrested on suspicion of theft from a vehicle.
They remained in custody this morning (Thursday).