A REWARD of £500 is being offered for the return of a stolen handbag in Bowness.

The handbag and its contents were swiped from an unattended vehicle in a private car park in the town overnight between Sunday (August 3) and Monday (August 4).

A £500 reward has been offered by the owner for the return of the bag and items.

Anyone with information is asked to call non-emergency 101 and ask for PC 190 Keith Williams at Windermere Police Station or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.