TWO men have been charged after a cannabis farm was uncovered in Prestwich.

Up to 300 cannabis plants were discovered in Parkville Road following a police search.

Arman Selamaj, 24, of Parkville Road, Prestwich, has been charged with production of cannabis.

Edward Goga, 28, of no fixed abode has been charged with possession of a bladed article, possession of an offensive weapon, driving without a license and without insurance.

They have both been remanded in custody and were due to appear before Manchester and Salford Magistrates Court this morning.

On the evening of Wednesday, June 2, at 9.30pm, officers from the City of Manchester North Organised Crime Disruption Team, working alongside local district teams, stopped a vehicle travelling in Fernclough road in Harpurhey.

They conducted a search of the driver and the vehicle, recovering a large quantity of cash, an extendable baton, and a kitchen knife.

Following this, a search was carried out at an address on Parkville Road in Prestwich.

There, officers uncovered the large scale cannabis farm and seized between 200-300 cannabis plants.