A MAN has been arrested by officers after a search warrant uncovered a cannabis farm inside a home.

A large amount of drugs and illegal tobacco was discovered recently when officers from the Burnley south neighbourhood policing team executed a warrant in the Trinity area of the town.

A police spokesman said: “It was a very successful warrant where we seized a large quantity of drugs from within the address, along with this, we seized a large amount of illegal tobacco. One male was arrested at the time and released under investigation.

“If you have any concerns re drug/crime related activity in the area please contact us on 101 or if you wish to remain anonymous please contact crimestoppers on 0800555111.”