Money and a handbag were stolen after thieves raided the cars of massgoers in Park.
Police in Strabane are appealing for information about the thefts.
Constable Lyons, the investigating officer, said: “Two cars were targeted while the drivers were attending a service at St Mary’s Church, Altinure Road, between 5.45pm and 6.30pm. Money and a handbag were stolen.
“Later, a handbag was recovered by police abandoned at Drumrane Road, Limavady.”
Information can be given on the police non-emergency number, 101, or through Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.