Police are investigating a theft of gas bottles from a secured yard in Wigton.

It happened between 9.30pm and 10.15pm on September, 4, at a yard on Station Road.

Police would like to talk to anyone who may have witnessed anything at the time of the theft especially the occupant of a silver van sighted in the area.

A spokesman for Cumbria Police said: "Approximately 50 gas bottles of various sizes were stolen from a secure yard on Station Road, Wigton.

"Officers would like to speak with the occupants of a silver transit style van was sighted in the area at the time that could help with their investigations."

If anyone has any information they're asked to call police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.