AN investigation has been launched after a business was burgled.

Police are appealing for information after a commercial property Allithwaite was burgled between Monday February 10 and Tuesday February 11.

Power tools and garden machinery were said to have been stolen.

Detectives are asking any witnesses to come forward with information.

A police spokesman said: "Anyone with any information is asked to contact PC Askew on 101, email, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111, quoting log 94 of February 11."