POLICE are investigating the theft of a pedal cycle from the courtyard of a property on Captain French Lane, Kendal.

The theft occurred on or around June 8, when the offender used bolt cutters to cut through the external metal pipe the bike was attached to.

The lock and tarpaulin were also stolen.

The bike is a silver Gary Fisher Marlin ladies' mountain bike with lime green colouring and white rims and seats.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Cumbria Police on 101.