A CANNABIS farm has been uncovered at a property in South Tyneside.
Officers patrolling South Shields Town Centre came across 550 plants at an address in Fowler Street after checking an insecure premise.
Neighbourhood Inspector Peter Sutton said: “This excellent work by the team and we will ensure we find those responsible.
“I would urge anyone who suspects and drug-related activity in their area to contact the team.”
Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 ext 69191.