CANNABIS plants were seized when police raided a Portland house.

Dorset Police executed a drugs warrant at Harbour View Road on Portland on Thursday afternoon and seized a number of the plants and arrested a local man in connection with their cultivation.

A spokesman for Dorset Police said: “A drugs warrant was executed a number of cannabis plants being cultivated were seized and a male has been charged with offences.”

The 38-year-old local man was arrested during the raid on Thursday (4) at 2pm and has been charged with cultivation of cannabis plants of class B.

He will appear in court later in the month.