Police are investigating after a handbag was snatched from a woman at around 6pm on 23 January, on St Andrew’s Place, Penrith.
A spokesperson from Cumbria Police said:
"It was reported that two young men have approached a woman and taken her handbag, containing her mobile phone along with other belongings.
"The men are described as being 5ft 6ins tall and of average build.
"One of the men was wearing a navy blue hooded top, with the hood up and dark coloured bottoms. He was also wearing a blue surgical mask.
"The second man was wearing all black clothing with a hood up and was also wearing a blue surgical face mask.
"Officers are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the incident to get in touch."