A LARGE cannabis farm has been discovered in Nelson.

200 plants have been found in Rutland Street at 3.30pm by police.

The plants were found on the upstairs and downstairs floors.

A police spokesman said: "Today the taskforce and neighbourhood policing team have located a large cannabis set up in an address in Nelson.

"Officers have dismantled this cannabis cultivation.

"Enquiries are being made to locate the offender."