Five hundred pounds worth of lead has been stripped off the roof of the Ebrington Centre in Londonderry, which is home to the Waterside Theatre and various community organisations in the Waterside.
The PSNI says the metal was taken from the roof of the Ebrington Centre, on Glendermott Road at about 12.30am on November 26.
Police believe it was taken away from the scene in a silver car.
Police at Strand Road are keen to hear from anyone with information about the theft. Alternatively, information can be given to the Crimestoppers charity anonymously on 0800 555 111.