Cash was stolen in a burglary at a house.

Cumbria police say other items were also taken as a property on Pinfold Street, Workington, was targeted at about 4.45am today.

A spokesman issued a description of a suspect: “He was male and wore a dark hooded jacket, dark trousers and wore a cap.

“He had a tan-coloured whippet dog with him.”

Anyone with information about the incident, or anyone who may have witnessed anything suspicious in the area, should call officers on 101.