A large cannabis farm was seized by police over the weekend.

A 53-year-old man was taken under investigation on Saturday afternoon after the plants were seized in a house in Brief Street, Tonge Moor.

A Greater Manchester Police spokesman, said: "Officers from the Tonge and Breightmet Neighbourhood Teams have executed a drugs warrant at a house on Brief Street, Tonge Moor this afternoon.

"A number of cannabis plants have been seized. A 53-year-old male is currently under investigation."

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