SMALL cannabis farm located by police thanks to residents.

Reports were made by the public about a strong cannabis smell near Market Street, Whitworth.

This led officers to discover a small number of plants in a property where the electricity meter had been tampered with, causing a danger to others.

PCSO Heidi Kirkbright said: “After reports from local residents regarding a strong smell of cannabis, a small cannabis set has been found at an address on Market Street, Whitworth.

“Not only was there a set up, but the electric meter had been tampered with causing a danger to neighbouring properties.”