Police are investigating potential door-to-door fraud in which vulnerable people are targeted and overcharged for simple gardening work.

This occurred on the 16 and 17 of May in the Winscale Way area of Carlisle.

The investigation relates to four men using a black Transit-style van with a 'Class' decal. They are also using a white flatbed truck with 'Yewtree' or 'Maple' decals.

A man, aged in his 70s, was affected.

Officers are requesting that anyone who has used this service, or is aware of any information relating to it, to call police in 101 and ask to speak to DC 2920 Clay. You can also report online at www.cumbria.police.uk/report-it, quoting incident number 255 of 16 May.

Alternatively you can contact Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.