POLICE discovered a large cannabis factory during a raid.

Officers attended an address in Hastings yesterday.

They shared images on social media of a door which had been smashed off its hinges during the raid and a room filled with cannabis plants and heaters.

A spokesman for Hastings Police said: "Officers from our prevention team attended an address yesterday and discovered a cannabis factory.

"Nearly 100 cannabis plants were seized for destruction."

A Sussex Police spokesman said: "Sussex Police conducted a warrant at a property in London Road, St Leonards, on Monday afternoon and a large number of cannabis plants were seized. 

"Anyone with information or who witnessed any suspicious behaviour in the area is asked to report online or call 101 quoting 708 of 12/08."