An elderly woman’s purse containing around £600 was stolen while she was in a card shop in Spalding.
The woman was inside the Card Factory shop in the town when she had her purse stolen, which contained the money and had a police bell on it, at around 12.22pm on November 24.
It is believed her purse was taken out of her handbag while she was in the shop.
After leaving the card shop she walked to the butchers next door, police said.
Anyone with information in relation to this incident, or with CCTV in the area, should contact police on 101 quoting incident number 192 of November 24.