A woman was sat along the back wall of the shop, with her handbag at her side, when an unknown woman is alleged to have bumped into her shoulder before leaving the shop.
The woman got up and was advised by other people in the shop that her purse was on the floor, which she collected and when she came to use it in another shop she noticed that a sum of money had been stolen.
Police are appealing for anyone who may have been in the shop at the time of the incident and who may have witnessed a white woman, aged in her 20s with a round face and a waist length black coloured jacket, leaving the shop.
Anyone with information is asked to call Humberside Police tel 101 quoting crime reference 1879872.
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