A man has been charged after more than £100,000 worth of cannabis was recovered from a home.

Metropolitan Police charged a man, 45, with offences relating to the cultivation of cannabis after more than £100,000 of the Class B drug was recovered in a bust on Monday (December 11) in Harold Hill.

Police teams executed a search warrant under Section 23 of the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 at a home in Elliot Gardens, Harold Hill, and found more than 150 plants.

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Inspector Charlie Routley of the Havering Safer Neighbourhoods Team said: "The warrant executed today has seen my officers recover a large amount of Cannabis with a potential street value of over £100,000 which was was no doubt destined for the streets of our local communities.

"Today is a fantastic result in our efforts to disrupt organised crime groups who are operating in Harold Hill," Insp. Routley added.

The search was part of the police's Clear Hold Build scheme to crack down on crime in the area.

You can report any concerns you have around drugs or drugs supply anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.