A PERSON has been arrested following the seizure of a 'substantial' cannabis farm in Whitchurch by West Mercia Police.

The raid took place on Tuesday evening at around 7pm, with help from the Local Organised Crime Team (LOCT), the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) and the Local Policing Priority Team (LPPT).

A spokesman for West Mercia Police thanked the work of the teams involved for the arrest.

"Big thanks to the LOCT, proactive CID, and the LPPT teams today where a substantial amount of cannabis plants have been seized in Whitchurch," said the spokesman.

"One under arrest and lots of cannabis caught before it hits the streets."