The presence of thieves in dreams can be interpreted in many ways, depending on the context of the particular dream.
The most authoritative interpretation initially, states that the thief is a positive dream symbol since it is under the protection of the ancient god - Mercury god of commerce.
If in the dream, a thief got in your house while you were sleeping, you will soon get some significant promotion or win - earn a good amount of money.
However, if the thief in your dream, was yourself, beware that your greed does not spoil a deal from which you expected significant benefits.
If you caught the thief, you need to watch out because luck will be in shortage!