Cannabis farms found in double city raid

Police have raided two property and uncovered drugs ready to be sold on the streets.

Monday, 13th July 2020, 1:51 pm
Updated Monday, 13th July 2020, 1:54 pm
The plants found on Cross Lane.

Officers made their first bust at 7pm on Friday night when they used a warrant to enter a home on Cross Lane in the Thornes Park area.

They found a large number of plants including a large amount that was cropped and ready to be sold to users.

A 26-year-old man was arrested later and released under investigation.

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Cross Lane.

Meanwhile, a property on Marsland Street in the city was raided in the early hours of this morning, Monday July 13.

Police entered the premises at 1.50am and found 70 cannabis plants. Enquiries are ongoing.

The property on Marsland Street was raided this morning.