THE OWNER of around 40 bags' worth of cannabis 'discarded' in a south Oxfordshire village is being hunted by police.

Thames Valley Police shared a picture of the drugs separated into small plastic bags just before 1am today.

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In the tweet officers stated: "A quantity of cannabis has been taken off the streets of Chinnor tonight! An investigation to locate the owner has commenced!"

Police have confirmed no arrests have been made and the drugs were a 'discarded item' which is being investigated.

They added the force had identified a suspect.