DRUGS worth more than £140,000 were discovered in a police raid at a house in North Lanarkshire.

The officers recovered around 240 cannabis plants, with a total street value of £144,000, from the property in Airdrie.

No arrests have been made yet after the operation at the house in Linkwood Road.

Police said an investigation is now under way.

A police spokes-woman said: "Drugs with an estimated street value of £144,000 have been seized in Airdrie.

"Around 10.55am yesterday, officers, acting under warrant, searched a house in Linkwood Road and recovered around 240 cannabis plants."