A thief managed to unzip a handbag before stealing a mobile phone from a shopper in Kettering.
The woman had been using her phone while in Card Factory in The Newlands Centre, Gold Street, at about 10.25am on Sunday, June 7, and returned it to her handbag.
After leaving the shop she realised her handbag had been unzipped and her phone stolen.
Police would like to speak to anyone who may have witnessed the incident or who may have any information about it.
Witnesses or anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.