An elderly woman had her handbag snatched while walking in Whittlesey.
Police were called at 12.11pm after the victim, a woman in her mid-70s, and her friend were walking back from town towards Mill Road in Whittlesey.
They were on Eastgate about to cross the road opposite Inhams Road, outside a block of flats, when an unknown offender snatched the woman’s bag and ran off down Mill Road.
The offender, wearing a grey hoody over their head and dark trousers, was seen to climb over a garden fence in Mill Road.
The navy blue handbag contained the victim’s Nokia Lumia mobile phone, a pair of prescription sunglasses worth about £200, a personal diary, house keys and a purse with about £30 in it.
It is not known whether the offender was a man or woman. No arrests have been made.
Anyone with information should contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.