POLICE raided a cannabis factory on an East Dorset estate this week.

A man has been arrested after the raid at an address in Heatherlands, Ferndown on Tuesday.

A spokesperson from the Ferndown Neighbourhood Policing Team said: "Officers arrested a male on suspicion of producing cannabis in Heatherlands on Tuesday evening.

"A cannabis factory was dismantled and several thousand pounds worth of cannabis was seized.

"We target this activity to disrupt the supply of cannabis to young people and reduce the anti-social behaviour and mental health problems associated with cannabis use."