Police are appealing for information following a theft in Bon Marche on Westborough, Scarborough.
Officers want to speak to the man in the CCTV image in connection with the incident.
The incident happened at 10.10am today, 23 November 2017, when a woman was approached by a man from behind. The man, who had entered the store with a woman, pushed the female victim in the shoulder then stole her purse from her handbag.
The victim has described her purse as a long plain gold purse from TK MAXX (value £11) inside the purse was £40 in cash (1 ten 1 five) and loose change. Nothing else was taken.
Anyone who recognises the man in the CCTV or who has any information is asked to contact police.
Dial 101, press 1 and ask to speak to DC Graeme Boast or email Graeme.firstname.lastname@example.org
Alternatively, Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111.
Please quote reference number 12170210324 when passing on any information.