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Tip-off leads to discovery of Wisbech cannabis factory




A man has been arrested after police uncovered a cannabis factory in Wisbech hidden in a secret bedroom.

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Cannabis factory discovered in secret bedroom. (7657771)

Officers discovered the cannabis factory at a house on York Road on this afternoon (Friday) after concerns were raised by the public.

More than 70 cannabis plants, together with growing equipment, were seized from a hidden bedroom on the first floor of the property.

The plants are estimated to have a street value of between £20,000 and £60,000.

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Cannabis factory discovered in secret bedroom. (7657822)

A 37-year-old man from Wisbech has been arrested on suspicion of producing cannabis and remains in police custody at King's Lynn PIC.

PC Sam Dane said: “This cannabis factory was a result of information from the public and really highlights the difference people make in notifying us of suspicious activity in their area.

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Cannabis factory discovered in secret bedroom. (7657776)

“The public are often our eyes and ears and can really help us make a genuine difference by reporting information to us.”

Suspicious activity can be reported to us by calling 101 or by visiting our website www.cambs.police.uk/report.

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Cannabis factory discovered in secret bedroom. (7657802)
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Cannabis factory discovered in secret bedroom. (7657818)
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Cannabis factory discovered in secret bedroom. (7657778)


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