A large cannabis factory has been uncovered in Westcliff by Southend police officers.

The significant find was uncovered at an address by Southend police last night.

A spokesman for the team said on Twitter: "The team have uncovered a large cannabis cultivation in the Westcliff area.

"Enquiries are currently ongoing."

It is not known at this time where the factory was found or whether anyone has been arrested.

Essex Police has been contacted for comment.