Three men have been arrested, after police found a large cannabis farm in Burnley.

On Sunday evening (February 4), police were called to a report of a disturbance on Nicholas Street.

Three men were arrested and an “extensive” cannabis farm was discovered.

A police spokesperson said: “Three men have been arrested after police uncovered a cannabis farm in Burnley.

“The discovery was made on Sunday evening when officers were called to a report of a disturbance on Nicholas Street, Burnley. Police attended and three men were arrested.

After conducting a thorough search of the property, an extensive cannabis farm was discovered.

“Operation Warrior is Lancashire Police’s response to tackling serious and organised crime and delivering on police and crime commissioner Andrew Snowden's fighting crime plan priority of disrupting and dismantling organised crime.

“We will continue to listen to the public and drive our targeted activity around what really matters most to our communities including drug dealing and cannabis farms.

You can report drug dealing in your area via the independent charity Crimestoppers: 0800 555 111 or calling police on 101.

“Or e-mail the Burnley taskforce directly:”