POLICE discovered a cannabis grow when they attended an incident in The Avenues in Chester-le-Street yesterday.

A police spokesperson said: "A suspect is in custody waiting to be charged for a number of offences including the cultivation of cannabis.

"It is unlawful to cultivate any part of a cannabis plant."

Anyone with information should contact the police on 101 or contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 100% anonymous.