A number of garages were targetted over a seven-day period in Parton.
Police are investigating attempts to get into garages in the area of Ross View.
The incidents happened between August 12 and August 19. Damage was caused in the process.
Anyone with information relating to the incident can report online at www.cumbria.police.uk/reportit. You can also call 101. Refer to incident 63 of September 2.
Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.