Police are appealing for information after a spate of several unusual thefts in the Kirkby Lonsdale and Carnforth area.
Two distinctive antique intricate stone-carved acorn gateposts were stolen from the entrance to a property in the Fairbank area of Kirkby Lonsdale on Saturday 26 October.
Two large vintage garden urns and an antique sundial were also stolen from a front garden in the Fairbank area on the same day.
Two further thefts were reported on 28 October - one near Fairbank, where a four foot concrete lion water feature has been stolen from a front garden sometime in the last few days, and the second in Lupton, Carnforth.
Two antique grey sandstone balls were reported stolen from the end of a driveway.
The inquest into the death of a man in the River Lune at Kirkby Lonsdale is due to get underway today. The 22 year old from the Manchester area died after eye-witnesses saw him jumping into the river from The Devil's Bridge. A post-mortem will also be conducted into how he died.