Police are investigating a suspicious incident in Carlisle and anyone with information is asked to come forward.

A teenage girl was approached by a man, who grabbed her arm before releasing it when someone else approached.

The girl was not harmed during the incident but officers are making enquiries.

Cumbria Police is asking anyone with information of the incident to come forward.

The incident occurred at around 7.40am on September 15 in an alleyway between Marks Avenue and Orton Road.

The man was white, of average height and a stocky build, he had a dark moustache and a heart-shaped tattoo on his hand.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact PC 2848 on 101, quoting incident number 36 of 15 September. Alternatively you can call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.