Police are appealing for information after a cannabis factory was found near Witham.

Officers from the Braintree Community Policing team made the discovery at an address in Oak Road, Rivenhall around 3.35pm on Tuesday.

The team found a total of 185 cannabis plants inside after receiving a tip-off from the public about the set-up.

Crime scene investigators were called to help collect evidence before the factory was dismantled.

Essex Police says no arrests have been made yet but enquiries are ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Braintree Police Station on 101 quoting reference number 42/75790/19.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or at Crimestoppers-uk.org