Yobs have scrawled graffiti on the side of a charity shop.

Police are investigating the incident which saw words sprayed on a wall beside the British Red Cross shop, on Queen Street, in Penrith.

It happened between 6pm on October 6 and 8am the following day.

Other graffiti has appeared in town recently, and police say they are investigating whether the incidents may be linked.

If anyone witnessed anyone spraying the graffiti, or has any information about the person responsible, they are asked to contact police quoting log 5 of October 8.