Cumbria

Crinkle Crags stranded hill walkers' luggage stolen

View of Crinkle Crags, Scafell and Bowfell Image copyright Simon Rodger
Image caption Crinkle Crags ridge rises and falls in five individual peaks

A group of hill walkers had their bags stolen while they were stranded overnight on a Cumbrian mountain.

The five became stuck in the dark on Crinkle Crags near Langdale on Saturday evening.

They were found by a Langdale Ambleside mountain rescue team (MRT) search dog and helped back down to Wrynose car park at about 03:00 GMT on Sunday.

One of their cars had been broken into and all their luggage was taken while they were stuck on the mountain.

Cumbria Police is investigating the theft.