The 65-year-old victim was walking through an underpass close to the Alhambra roundabout and Burleigh Court in Barnsley when she was targeted by a man a 11.45am on Wednesday, February 19.
South Yorkshire Police said he ‘forcefully took her handbag and purse’.
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Witnesses or anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101 and quote incident number 341 of February 19.