ESSEX Police officers have discovered hundreds of a cannabis plants at a building in Aveley.
A spokesperson said: “We executed a warrant at an address in Purfleet Road at around 7.50pm yesterday, Thursday, May 30.
Officers from Grays Community and Local Policing Teams and our Operational Support Group found many hundreds of plants, which are at various stages of growth, and equipment.
We continue to remain at the scene where we are conducting further enquiries.
Anyone with information is asked to call Grays CPT on 101 quoting incident 1063 of 30/05 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.