A NUMBER of handbags were stolen from cars parked outside Longfield chapel, Desertmartin, at the weekend.
The incident happened last Saturday evening and police are appealing for information.
A PSNI spokesperson said: “A number of thefts occurred in the Longfield Road area sometime between 6.30pm and 7.15pm.
“The bags were stolen from three cars parked in the area. The bags were recovered from church grounds in the Knocknagin Road area of Desertmartin Sunday.”
Anyone with any information about this incident is asked to contact Magherafelt Police Station 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.