POLICE are investigating a burglary which occurred in the area of Whasset, near Milnthorpe, where tools worth around £150 have been stolen from an outbuilding.

The incident occurred between 6.30pm on September 8 and 8.30am on September 9.

It is believed that the offenders were using two vehicles. A Makita angle grinder and a socket set were taken.

Police are appealing for any witnesses who may have seen any suspicious persons or vehicles, or heard any unusual noises in the area during these times.

Anyone with information should call PC 2486 Hays on 101, email 101emails@cumbria.police.uk, or call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.