A man has been arrested after police uncovered a cannabis farm at a home in Newcastle.
Officers were called to reports of suspicious activity at the house on Newminster Road, Fenham, at around 6am on Sunday.
A picture taken from the scene showed at least three police vehicles outside the residential property.
Police officers, including some in white suits, were seen entering the house as work got under way to dismantle the cannabis farm.
Northumbria Police has confirmed a 20-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of the cultivation of cannabis.
He remains in custody at this time with inquiries ongoing.
A police spokesman said: "Shortly before 6am today (Sunday) we received a report of suspicious activity at an address on Newminster Road, Newcastle.
"Officers attended the property and located a cannabis farm inside. The farm has since been dismantled and the drugs seized.
"An investigation has been launched into the discovery.
"A 20-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of the cultivation of cannabis and remains in police custody at this time.
"Anyone with information is asked to contact police via the 'Tell Us Something' page of our website or by calling 101 quoting log 188 090521."