A 'LARGE' cannabis farm was discovered in Nelson.

Police officers discovered the site on Saturday at around 4pm.

Several plants were found, as well as equipment including lights and fans.

A police spokesman said: "Officers from Nelson and Colne have uncovered a large cannabis farm in Nelson. "Thanks to our residents as always for helping us do what we do best.

"As always we are committed to closing down the supply and production of drugs.

"If anyone has any information regarding cannabis production please report it to the police through 101, at the police station or anonymously through crime stoppers."