Police are investigating a burglary at the local Post Office in Grasmere, Ambleside.
The incident took place between 5 pm on 13th January and 8:15 am on the 14th January 2014. Offenders have attempted to force their way into the Post Office and activated an alarm. They then left the scene without gaining entry.
Police are appealing for anyone who was in the area between Monday night and Tuesday morning and may have seen someone acting suspiciously.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Cumbria Police on 101 and ask for Detective Sergeant Andrew Lamb. Alternatively they can ring Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.