An elderly woman was robbed in the street in Cleethorpes.
The robbery happened on Thrunscoe Road, near Coronation Road, at about 12.30pm yesterday (Monday).
The thief stole a bag containing presents including food and aftershave from the victim, 74.
Humberside Police said she was not hurt.
The suspect is described as a white man, aged between 28 and 35, and of skinny build.
He was wearing a mustard-coloured top and dark jeans.
Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101, quoting log 217 of February 12.