Police are appealing for information after a couple in their 90s were burgled on Sigston Road, Beverley at around 11am on Thursday 13 April.
A 98-year-old man was in his garden when he was approached by two men asking if they would like some painting done, which he declined.
However one of the men then entered the victims home, walking past his 96-year-old wife and a short time later left the property.
Both men then left the area in a small white van which was parked outside the address and drove off.
The woman then discovered that £250 had been stolen from her handbag.
The suspects are described as: 1. white, aged between 25 and 30 years old and between 5ft 7ins and 5ft 8ins tall with a slim build. He was wearing a blue coat and a woolly hat. 2. White, aged between 35 and 40 years old and 5ft 9ins tall with a medium build. He was wearing a blue hooded top with the hood pulled up.