DRUGS worth almost a quarter of a million pounds were found at at property yesterday.

Cleveland Police said it found about £240,000 worth of cannabis at a property in Redcar.

Officers from the Redcar Neighbourhood Team visited Cleveland Street in Redcar on Friday, where a drugs warrant was executing and a total of 268 cannabis plants seized.

A spokesperson for Cleveland Police said the warrant was conducted after receiving intelligence from the local community.

Anyone with information about criminal activity in their neighbourhood is asked to contact the police by calling 101.

Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.