A racist note targetting refugees was left on a car in west Cumbria.

The message which read 'refugees not welcome in Flimby. Go Home,' is being investigated by police.

It was left on a car belonging to a 46-year-old man sometime between 8pm on Wednesday and 7.30am on Thursday.

Officers are appealing for witnesses or anyone else with information about the offender to come forward.

Contact 101 and ask to speak to PC 1581 Rob Gorst, quoting log 236 of May 17, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.