Police are on the hunt after house was broken into in Bourtreehill.

Officers responded to the break-in just after midnight on Sunday morning where a quantity of cash was taken from the property.

Police are appealing for anyone who saw anything suspicious to get in touch.

A spokesperson said: "At 12.10am on Sunday, January 5 police received reports of a theft by housebreaking at a house in Bodesbeck Court, Irvine, during which a quantity of cash was taken.

"Enquiries are ongoing to trace those responsible and police ask that if you have any information regarding the incident, please contact Irvine Police Office on 101 quoting incident 0040 of the 5th."