Police have uncovered a cannabis factory inside a former bar on Burnham-On-Sea seafront this week.

Officers made the shock discovery after being called to Vinnie’s on The Esplanade in Burnham on Wednesday evening (June 5th).

Police spokeswoman Niamh Byrne confirmed to Burnham-On-Sea.com: “We were called at around 9.30pm on Wednesday to reports of suspicious activity at an unused commercial property on The Esplanade in Burnham.”

“On arrival, a cannabis factory was discovered at the property.

She added: “An investigation is underway. No arrests have yet been made.”

Several teams of Police forensic officers were working at the rear of the premises during Thursday, as pictured above, gathering evidence.

Plant cultivation equipment has been seized from inside the property. Anyone with information should contact Police on 101.