POLICE are appealing for help after a bag was stolen from a charity shop in Rishton.
The incident occurred at around 1pm on Monday at a shop in High Street.
A shopworker was taking rubbish out the back when the thief came into the shop and snatched the handbag.
Contents included £200 in cash and credit cards.
Police said they were reviewing CCTV footage.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the police on 353575 or on Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.