An opportunist burglar stole a purse from a house in Haverhill while the occupants were inside.
The incident occurred at around 7.40pm on Monday (Feb 2) in Kirtling Place, ten minutes after the victims had returned home through the back door.
The victims were in the front room when they then heard the back door open and close quickly and discovered that the purse had been stolen from a table next to the door.
Police officers arrived within minutes and searched the area, but were unable to find the offender.
Anyone who has any information about the crime or who saw anything suspicious should call the Bury Priority Crime Team on 101 quoting reference HH/15/249, or Crimestoppers on 0800555111.