A man in his 40s has been arrested after a large cannabis farm was discovered at a property in Oldham today (May 31).

This morning, officers from Greater Manchester Police (GMP) executed a warrant at a property on Carnarvon Street, Hollinwood.

Inside the property, a suspected cannabis farm with 88 plants spanning across four rooms of the property was found.

A 43-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of being involved in the production of cannabis and has been taken into custody to be questioned.

Sergeant R Coggin of GMP Oldham said: "This is a great result for our officers who are working hard to crackdown on drug related crime and make out communities safer.

"To keep disrupting this type of crime, we need the public to report any information they might have.

"I would urge anyone who has information about this cannabis farm, or anyone connected to it, to please contact us so we can bring these people to justice."

Anyone with information about the farm can make a report by calling police on 101 or via the LiveChat function on GMP's website (www.gmp.police.uk).

Alternatively, members of the public can call Crimestoppers and pass information anonymously on 0800 555 111.