POLICE have discovered a cannabis farm in Widnes.

Officers raided an address on Cholmondeley Street on Wednesday morning and found a large amount of cannabis.

Henri Zeqo, of no fixed address, was arrested on Macdermott Road in the town shortly before 11am on Wednesday.

The 24-year-old has subsequently been charged with production of a class B drug and causing criminal damage.

The cannabis plants inside the address were seized by officers, as was equipment used to cultivate them.

Zeqo has been remanded in custody and is set to appear at Warrington Magistrates’ Court, via a video link, today, Thursday.