Items worth an estimated $57,000 were stolen from a house in Bella Vista on March 21.
The resident told police he left home at 4pm for about 45 minutes and returned to a ransacked house with its external blue security light removed.
Items stolen included jewellery, cameras, MP3 players, tablets, lap top computers and cash.
Witnesses told police they noticed a small older style sedan and a black four wheel drive stopped in front of the house.
A man inside the sedan was described as being of Middle Eastern appearance, wearing an orange coloured safety shirt.
Witnesses are asked to contact Castle Hill Police on 9680 5399.
In other police news:
Girl menaced by wolf-whistler
A teenage girl, 14, was followed by a man wolf-whistling at her on Windsor Road, Baulkham Hills, until she caught a bus at 8am on March 25, police said.
The Baulkham Hills girl told police when she noticed the man following her, she stopped near bus commuters and the man continued to observe her.
She crossed Windsor Road towards the bus stop near Cook Street and the man continued to follow her and stared at her until she boarded the bus.
The man was described as being aged in his 40s with a medium build, short brown hair, unshaven, wearing a grey hoodie with black writing on the back and black pants.
Police are appealing for witnesses to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
Woman assaulted on footpath
A Castle Hill woman, 23, was approached and touched by a man on Old Northern Road, Baulkham Hills, on March 26, she told police.
The Baulkham Hills resident said she was walking near the Hill Road intersection at 1.40pm when the man approached her and touched her along the left side of her body.
She told police she left and was picked up by a friend on Cross Street.
She described the man as being 40 or 50-years-old, Caucasian, about 180cm tall with black and grey short hair and a blue collared shirt and blue shorts.
Witnesses are asked to call Castle Hill Police on 9680 5399.
Alleged scooter thief in court
A man, 36, was refused bail and will attend court today in relation to the alleged attempted theft of a motor scooter from the carpark of a block of units in Castle Hill.
Police were patrolling Old Northern Road at 1.25am on March 27 when they saw the Bossley Park man entering the building.
Police said the man was in possession of implements allegedly used for a break-in, a knife and a number of car keys.
He was charged with entering a building to commit an indictable offence, possession of implements and goods in custody.
Mid-range drink driving charge
A Castle Hill woman was said to have been ‘‘hysterical’’ when police approached her after her vehicle collided with two stationary cars on Seven Hills Road, Baulkham Hills, on March 21.
The driver, 38, told police a resident gave her half a glass of wine after the collision at 1.30pm, obliging police to wait 15 minutes before breath testing her.
The later breath analysis revealed the woman’s blood alcohol level was .107. She then told police she had consumed four glasses of champagne.
Her licence was suspended and she was given a court attendance notice for April 7.
$2197 fine for provisional speeding driver
A P2 driver, 19, was caught doing 144km/h in an 80km/h zone on Windsor Road, Box Hill, on March 21.
Highway Patrol officers saw the Penrith driver and pulled him over.
He was fined $2197, his license was suspended, his registration cancelled and his Ford XR6 stripped of its number plates on the spot.