POLICE are investigating after staff at a popular Barrow takeaway were racially abused.

The incident happened at the Hot Potato takeaway in William Street, Barrow, at some point on Friday evening.

Police said the staff were racially abused by someone inside the shop and are appealing for any witnesses to the incident.

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.