North Yorkshire Police today said that the theft took place at the BP Garage in North Road at 10.25pm on Friday, January 12.
A spokesman said: "Anyone who recognises the woman pictured, or has any further information, should contact North Yorkshire Police."
Email [email protected] or phone 101, select option 2 and ask for Lana Beardsley.
Alternatively, call Crime stoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
Anyone passing on information is asked to quote reference 12180007019.