A woman tried to snatch another woman’s handbag in the Lidl car park in Corby.
The victim, 55, fought back and kept hold of the bag and the other woman made off empty-handed.
The would-be thief was in her late teens, with long blonde hair, and was wearing a white T-shirt with a pattern on the front.
Police would like to speak to anyone who may have been in or near the Lidl car park in Corby between 12.30pm and 1pm on Saturday, April 18, and saw this incident or recognises the description of the offender.
Witnesses or anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.