Theft of diesel from a HGV at a secure compound has sparked an investigation by Cumbria police.

The incident occurred on Wednesday, October 9 between 7.30pm and 10pm at Reedlands Road, Clay Flats, Workington.

Entry is said to have been forced to the secure compound causing damage to the exterior fencing.

A spokesman for Cumbria police said: "Police are appealing for any information in relation to this incident, including potential witnesses.

"Businesses in the area are also asked to be aware and vigilant and report any suspicious activity to police.

"Anyone with information should call PC 2651 Wills on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111."