The rear window of a vehicle in a parking lot at Lindsay Street North and Queen Street in Lindsay was smashed and a purse was taken, say Kawartha Lakes Police.
The vehicle had been parked in the lot while the owner attended an event.
Police searched the area for the purse, which contained a small amount of cash and personal identification, but were unable to locate it.
It is believed the vehicle was entered sometime between 7:30-9 pm last Wednesday.
If anyone has information that could assist police in determining who is responsible for the mischief and theft they are asked to contact Kawartha Lakes Police at 705-324-5252, or they can provide information anonymously through Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS(84770).