A woman tricked her way into a vulnerable woman’s house then stole her purse, it is believed.
The woman visited a property in Cannock Road, Corby, sometime between 3.15pm and 5pm on Tuesday, January 5.
She told the resident her name was Kerry and that she was one of her former carers.
Once inside the house, it is believed she stole the resident’s purse, which contained cash.
The woman was plump, had short blonde hair and was wearing a thick knitted scarf and an outside coat.
Witnesses, or anyone who knows anything about this incident can call Northamptonshire Police on 101.
Alternatively, they can call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or use the anonymous online form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.