A WARRANT has been issued for the arrest of a man accused of s burglary at an Ambleside hotel.

Alan Shabaly, 55, of Sandylands Promenade, Morecambe, was due to go on trial at Carlisle Crown Court today but failed to attend.

He had previously pleaded not guilty to burgling part of the Kings Arms Hotel in Ambleside while he was staying there with his family.