A handbag was stolen from a car in Northampton this morning as the driver helped her passenger to a nearby shop.
The incident took place in St Matthews Parade, off East Park Parade, Kingsley, at around 10.500am this morning (March 17).
The driver of the car - an orange Hyundai - was helping her passenger to the nearby shop, when a man went into the car and stole her handbag.
The offender is described as white, with a slim build and wearing dark clothing. He was riding a light-coloured bike.
Witnesses, or anyone with information, are asked to contact Northamptonshire Police on 101. Alternatively, they can call independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.