A 74-year-old woman’s bag was snatched by a man in the street in Cleethorpes.
The incident happened at 12.30pm on February 12 on Thrunscoe Road, near Coronation Road.
Humberside Police said the woman was unhurt but had a bag stolen, which had aftershave she had bought as a present and some food.
Investigating officers are looking for a skinny white man, between the age of 28 and 35, who was wearing a mustard coloured top and dark jeans at the time. The man was described as “scruffy” looking.
Anyone with information should call 101 quoting log 217 of February 12.
It’s the second report of an elderly person being assaulted by a robber in Lincolnshire that day.