Police took to the waters near Reading to investigate reports of a cannabis farm on a river island yesterday (August 1).

Claims had been made that plants were being grown in The Lynch near Shiplake and police set out at 2.45pm.

Officers searched the island with support from Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service but no cannabis plants were found.

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A spokersperson for Thames Valley Police said: "Anyone with information about this should call 101 or make a report on our website, quoting reference number 43220341068.”