Three arrested over cannabis at Essex industrial unit

Paycocke Road cannabis factory
Image caption Three rooms for growing cannabis were found behind false walls

Two men aged 50 and 48 and a 47-year-old woman were arrested after a cannabis factory was found in Essex.

Police were called to industrial units in Paycocke Road, Basildon, late on Saturday evening.

During a search officers found false walls inside the unit and three rooms used to grow cannabis plants.

All those arrested are from the Basildon area and are being questioned on suspicion of being involved in the production of cannabis.

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