Police believe a woman tricked her way into a vulnerable woman’s house in Corby before stealing her purse.
The woman visited a property in Cannock Road sometime between 3.15pm and 5pm on Tuesday, January 5.
She told the resident her name was Kerry and that she was one of her former carers.
Once inside the house, it is believed she stole the resident’s purse, which contained cash.
The woman was plump, had short blonde hair and was wearing a thick knitted scarf and a coat.
Witnesses, or anyone who knows anything about this incident can call police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.