Police are investigating following a burglary at a house in Moulton while the residents were still inside.
The house in Tarrant Way was broken into sometime between 5.45pm and 7.45pm on Monday this week.
The bag, which was taken from the hall, contained a purse, a small amount of cash and bank cards.
Witnesses, or anyone with any information, can call Northamptonshire Police on 101.
Alternatively, they can call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or use the anonymous online form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.