Police are appealing for information after metal was stolen from a disused Kendal pub.

Late on the evening of Sunday, June 15, a group of men were seen near the Union Tavern on Stricklandgate.

It is believed they stole scrap lead piping.

Police would like to speak to the three male occupants of a white Transit van and the male driver of a blue estate car who were at the scene at the time of the incident.

Anyone with information is urged to contact PC Phelps on 101 or crimestoppers on 0800555111.