Hampshire Police remain at the scene of a large cannabis factory in the city centre more than 24 hours after it was discovered. 

In the early hours of Monday, November 20, officers executed a warrant at a building in Upper Brook Street.

Inside, officers discovered a large number of cannabis plants at various stages of growth. All plants will be seized and destroyed once an investigation is carried out. 

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Hampshire Chronicle: Police on Upper Brook Street on Tuesday, November 21

Police officers remain at the scene on Upper Brook Street on Tuesday, November 21.

The Hampshire Chronicle asked police for more details about the location of the factory. 

A spokesperson said: "We can’t provide any further information at this stage as the investigation is ongoing."

As part of the police enquiries, the man, from Winchester, has been arrested on suspicion of producing a controlled drug of class B.

The Hampshire Chronicle has contacted police for a further update.