Sussex Police have received reports of a woman stealing cash from an honesty box in a small farm shop in Northiam, Rye.
A police spokesman said the woman also reportedly ‘helped herself to a packet of shortbread from a shelf’ on September 9 at 1.30pm.
The spokesman added: “The suspect was described as white, 5ft 5in, stocky with long black hair and has a stud in the left side of her nose.
“She went to the cash drawer, helped herself to cash then helped herself to a packet of shortbread from a shelf.
“She drove off in a Citroen Picasso.”
Anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information should contact police on 101 or email firstname.lastname@example.org quoting 618 of 12/9.