Police are investigating a burglary during which a 72-year-old woman was pinned up against a door in Bridlington.
The victim returned home to find a man in her house on Sewerby Road on Saturday at around 7pm.
It is thought the man had got into the house through a rear window.
He allegedly pinned the victim up against a door and twisted her wrists before stealing her purse.
The suspect has been described as white, in his late 20s, around 5ft 7 ins, with a shaved haircut.
He was very pale and skinny, with "protruding eyes" and was wearing a black jumper and jeans.
Anyone with information is asked to call 101, quoting reference 16/62353/18.