AROUND 50 cannabis plants have been seized following a drugs raid.

Police have seized around 50 cannabis plants after searching an outbuilding in Twyford Road, Eastleigh.

They had received reports of drug cultivation at the privately rented property.

A 56-year-old man was arrested on Thursday afternoon on suspicion of being concerned in the production of a Class B drug.

However, he has since been released under investigation, pending further police enquiries.