POLICE discovered a cannabis large factory containing more than 50 plants in a derelict Bournemouth address.

Officers from Bournemouth North Neighbourhood Police Team, along with the 'county lines' policing team, seized drugs from the property in Alma Road on Thursday.

No one was found in the address at the time and an investigation is ongoing.

A Dorset Police spokesman said: "At around 1.15pm on Thursday, July 16, offices attended an address in Alma Road in Bournemouth following reports that people had been seen in a derelict property.

"Officers attended and carried out a search of the premises. They discovered a suspected cannabis factory with more than 50 plants that were believed to be cannabis seized.

"No people were located in the address. Inquiries are ongoing and no arrests have been made at this stage."