Police in the Scottish Borders are appealing for witnesses following a theft from a home in Selkirk.
The incident happened sometime between 10 p.m. on Saturday 26th and 8.40 a.m. on Sunday 27th November at an address in Castle Street.
After the property was entered a purse containing a small sum of cash and bank cards was stolen from inside.
Inquiries are ongoing to trace those responsible and anyone with information is asked to come forward.
Sergeant Rachel Campbell said: "The homeowner has been left very distressed after her personal belongings were stolen after someone gained access to her home.
"We are keen to hear from anyone who remembers seeing any suspicious activity around Castle Street on Saturday evening or Sunday morning.
"Similarly, anyone with any further information relevant to this inquiry should also contact police immediately."
Those with information can contact Police Scotland on 101 or alternatively, the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.