ROSHARON, Texas -

A construction crew found hundreds of marijuana plants in Brazoria County.

Brazoria County sheriff's deputies said a crew working on Apollo Lane in the Rosharon area found the plants on Wednesday morning.

Deputies were called to the scene and discovered about 700 plants.

The plants have been taken in as evidence while deputies investigate.

Officials have not said how long the plants may have been in the area or who possibly put them there.