PSNI warning after Magherafelt cemetery handbag thefts

Polepatrick Cemetery, Magherafelt.
Polepatrick Cemetery, Magherafelt.

Police in Magherafelt are advising local people not to leave handbags or other valuables in unattended cars.

On Saturday afternoon, a woman left a handbag in a car at Polepatrick Cemetery while she took her dog for a walk. On returning she found it had been stolen.

Meanwhile, a handbag was stolen from a car at Milltown Graveyard, Castledawson Road, Magherafelt on Saturday.

And on Sunday, a woman left her vehicle in the car park near Fishermans Walk, Portglenone, and found on return that a window had been smashed and the bag stolen.

Information on any of the incidents can be given on the police non-emergency number 101. Alternatively, it can be provided to the Crimestoppers charity anonymously on 0800 555 111.