A man was injured after being hit by a car carrying suspected thieves.

The crash happened at 5.45pm yesterday, outside B&M on Bridge Lane, Penrith.

A spokesman for Cumbria Police said: "We're investigating a shoplifting incident which happened in B&M on Bridge Lane, Penrith.

"The suspects left the scene in a vehicle and in the process hit a member of the public."

Officers are appealing for witnesses or anyone with dashcam footage to come forward or call the police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.