A COMBI boiler worth about £2,000 has been stolen from a Penrith business.

Police have launched an investigation into the theft, which occurred at a business premises on Hartness Road at Gilwilly Industrial Estate in the town at about 7.45pm on Tuesday, January 7.

A spokesman from Cumbria Police said: "A 4ft x 4ft green coloured Firebird C20 Combi boiler was taken from the premises.

"A small white ford transit connect van was seen in the area at the time of theft."

Anyone with any information should call PC 2317 Eilbeck on 101, email 101@cumbria.police.uk, quoting log 122 of January 8.

Details can also be passed onto Crimestoppers anonymously by calling 0800 555 111.