Cannabis farm producing 'confectionery' raided by police as urgent warning issued to parents
A cannabis farm was raided by police officers in West Yorkshire - who discovered a 'highly efficient' set up infusing confectionery.
After a tip off from the public, officers from North West NPT - with the assistance of specialist operations units - executed a search warrant in the Ossett area of West Yorkshire on Friday night.
Officers discovered a small cannabis farm inside.
A 'highly efficient' set up was being used to produce cannabis infused confectionery, police said.
Police issued a warning to parents and said the type of confectionery is often marketed to 'children and young adults'.
Officers arrested two people and an investigation is ongoing, police confirmed.
West Yorkshire Police said: "As a result of intelligence provided by the local community, North West NPT with the assistance of specialist operations units, executed a search warrant at an address in the Ossett area yesterday evening.
"Located inside was a small cannabis grow and what appears to be a highly efficient set up, producing cannabis infused confectionary.
"This type of confectionary is often (not always) aimed to be marketed to children and young adults therefore, very important we ensure this type of criminality is disrupted and investigated thoroughly.
"2 occupants arrested.
"We would like to thank those who have assisted us by providing information and would encourage you to provide any information you have, relating to criminality within your communities.
"You can report such information anonymously if required via Crimestoppers, or by contacting your local Neighbourhood Patrol Team."
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