A man has been arrested after a cannabis farm was found during a police raid in Worcester.

Officers from the Gorse Hill and Battenhall policing team executed a search warrant at an address in Astwood Road, finding about 300 cannabis plants.

West Mercia Police said a 20-year-old man from Worcester was arrested and is in custody as a result of officers finding the cannabis farm.

A spokesperson for the force said: "Around 10am this morning (Friday, May 27) officers executed a warrant at a property on Astwood Road, Worcester.

"Approximately 300 cannabis plants were found.

"A 20-year-old man from Worcester was arrested nearby on suspicion of producing cannabis.

"He remains in custody and enquiries are ongoing."