Anyone recognising the man in these CCTV images is being urged to get in touch with police.
Police in Corby want to speak to the man in connection with a distraction burglary in Shetland Road.
It took place on Monday, September 22, between 3.15pm and 3.30pm, with police only now releasing details of the incident.
A man claiming to be from the building company that was carrying out work on the property spoke to an elderly family member to ask how the work was progressing.
The man asked where the tools were and the woman let the man into the house to look around. He asked the victim to look upstairs while he stayed downstairs. No tools were found and the man left.
The victim later realised her purse was missing and that her cash cards had been used.
Officers have released these images of a man they would like to speak to in connection with the incident.
Witnesses, or anyone with information, are asked to call Northamptonshire Police on 101. Alternatively, they can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.