AN investigation has been launched after two bikes were stolen during a burglary in Oxenholme.

Police are investigating the incident of burglary that occurred between 8:30am and 5:15pm on April 28, at an address in Helmside, Oxenholme.

Cumbria Constabulary reported that entry was gained into the garden shed of the property and two bikes were taken.

One of the bikes is described as a black Trek Powerfly E mountain bike and the other is a black Cannondale Top Stone bike.

A force spokesman said: “Anyone with information is encouraged to contact police on 101, quoting incident number 150 of 28 April.

“Alternatively, you can call the independent charity Crimestoppers, completely anonymously, on 0800 555 111.”