POLICE are investigating after a man was spotted trying to steal a car at Ulverston.

The incident happened at Leece at 4am on Wednesday morning when a man where grey and white combat clothing and carrying a rucksack allegedly broke into a Peugeot 207 parked on a driveway.

The man was seen trying but failing to start the car, and then fleeing the scene.

Anyone with information should contact Ulverston Police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.