Police in Scarborough are investigating the theft of handbag from a hotel reception area.
The incident occurred at the Grand Hotel, St Nicholas Cliff, between 4.30pm and 5.15pm on Thursday 3 February 2011.
It is believed the brown shoulder-style handbag was removed from a sofa while the elderly female victim was sat with her husband in the hotel foyer.
Anyone with information that could assist the investigation is urged to contact PC 1779 Tom Wilkinson at on 0845 60 60 24 7, quoting the reference number 12110018677.
Information can also be passed on anonymously to Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555 111.
1.05pm - 4 February 2011