A robber snatched a woman’s purse outside the Co-op store in Ferriston, Banbury on Monday evening.
At 8.40pm a woman was walking away from the Co-Op store when the thief snatched her purse out of her hand and ran off.
The item is a black leather Bailey purse decorated with a purple design and contained cash, bank cards and a bus pass.
The offender is white, in his mid twenties, 6ft tall of a slim build. He wore a black hooded top, black bottoms, black trainers and carried a rucksack.
A man matching this description was seen outside the Co-Op approximately 45 minutes prior to the incident.
Anyone with information should contact PC Anthony Cossar of Banbury police station via the Thames Valley Police Enquiry Centre on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555.