CUMBRIA Police have released an image that is part of an ongoing investigation into a fraud offence after an elderly man was reportedly defrauded out of around £2,500.

The elderly gentleman, who resides in the Longholme Road area of Carlisle, was defrauded out of the figure between November 2023 and January 2024.

Officers would like to speak with the man pictured as part of the investigation.

Anyone who recognises the man pictured or has any information relating to the offence is asked to report online via quoting log number 87 of March 9, 2024.

You can also call on 101. Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.