A woman in her sixties had her handbag stolen in Brackley yesterday (Thursday).
The victim was walking along Halse Road at about 1.45pm when her brown leather handbag was snatched from her hand.
She did not see the offender but an old light blue or metallic green car was seen to drive away immediately afterwards.
The vehicle pulled out in front of a black car and then headed in the direction of High Street.
Witnesses, or anyone with information, are asked to call Northamptonshire Police on 101 quoting incident 283 of 24 March.
Alternatively, they can call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.