Purse stolen from handbag

POLICE in Magherafelt are appealing for information following the report of a theft from a car in the Main Street area of Swatragh on Sunday.

It was reported that at around 1pm one of a group of teenage youths entered a parked vehicle and stole a purse from a handbag inside the car. The group consisted of two males and two females all described as being around 17 years old.

The male youth who entered the car was further described as being of slight build with fair hair and was wearing sports clothing. The youths made off in a silver Peugeot 106 which headed in the direction of Garvagh.

Police would ask anyone who may have witnessed this incident or who may have any information to contact them at Magherafelt on 0845 600 8000. Or, if someone would prefer to provide information without giving their details, they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers and speak to them anonymously on 0800 555 111