A man was left with injuries after a hit and run in Penrith.

Police have launched an appeal for witnesses after a motorist failed to stop after a collision.

It happened about 7.30pm last night outside the Esso garage on Bridge Lane.

A spokesman for Cumbria police said: "The incident involved a motorist and a pedestrian who was left with minor injuries.

"The car is believed to be a silver or grey coloured Vauxhall Adam."

If anyone witnessed this incident or anyone who may have information to call the police on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111