Police are trying to locate the offending growers after more than 200 cannabis plants were found at a property in East Lancashire.

Officers had received a number of reports in relation to suspicious activity on Alder Street in Padiham, and upon attending the address on Tuesday, they discovered a substantial cannabis cultivation.

A spokesperson for the police said: "Over 200 plants and associated paraphernalia were seized.

"Enquiries are ongoing to locate the offenders.

"We need the public to continue to work with us to help tackle drug crime.

"Please email us at Burnleynhpt@lancashire.pnn.police.uk with information on suspicious activity in your community."