TWO people have been arrested after police found cannabis plants growing inside a property in south Essex.

Officers from the West Disruptor Team carried out a raid in Chadwell St Mary yesterday morning where they found the haul growing.

They were carrying out a warrant and discovered what they called a ‘professional’ set-up containing 91 seedlings, 62 medium plants and a very large amount of dry cannabis.

Two people were arrested and an investigation is ongoing.

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The disruptor team have started a '24 days of Christmas' campaign which will see them highlight the work they do to tackle serious crime and drug dealing.

Anyone with information about the cannabis plants found in Chadwell St Mary should contact police on 101.