POLICE are investigating after a brick was thrown through a window in west Cumbria.

The incident of criminal damage happened at Mark Thompson Close, Cleator Moor on Wednesday, September 4 sometime between 8am and 7pm.

A spokesperson from Cumbria Police said: "An upstairs window was smashed with a brick.

"Fortunately no one was in the room as this would have caused serious injury."

Anyone with information is asked to call PC Cairns on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.