An £8,000 Triumph motorbike, two mountain bikes and a selection of Makita tools were stolen in a series of break-ins in Cockermouth.

Four properties in the town were broken into overnight on Friday, November 2.

The motorcycle was stolen from a shed on Windmill Lane.

Mountain bikes made by Cube and Trek were taken in another burglary at Castlegate Drive.

A large number of Makita tools were taken in two burglaries on Melbreak Avenue.

On the same night, an attempt was made to break into a property on Station Street.

A police spokesman said victims had reported possibly hearing a van during the night.

Anyone with information about the incident or who saw anything suspicious during the night is asked to call police on 101 or email, quoting log 52 of November 3.

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.