THREE men arrested outside HMP Long Lartin have been bailed.

The men were arrested in the early hours of Monday, July 1 for conspiracy to convey prohibited items into a prison.

Police searched the area after being informed of a drone sighting near the prison.

A spokesperson from West Mercia Police said: "On arrival, officers found a vehicle parked nearby with three men inside who were detained.

"A drone, together with fishing hooks, were found inside the vehicle. On the side of the road was a package with a large quantity of cannabis in it.

"Three men aged 18, 19, and 35 were arrested."