Cambridgeshire cannabis farm worth nearly £2 million raided by police

The factory found today
The factory found today

Police have found a cannabis factory worth nearly £2 million at Warboys airfield today (Wednesday).

The factory - the second one discovered in three days at the airfield - contained cannabis with a street value of around £1.8 million, was discovered following further reports of suspicious activity on the airstrip.

Around 2,200 plants and growing equipment were seized from the property this morning.

A 29-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of production of cannabis and a 28-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of production of cannabis and possession of a class A drug. Both men remain in custody at Thorpe Wood Police Station.

Sgt Michael Basford said: “This, on top of Monday’s find, has taken a staggering amount of drugs off our streets.

“This is as a direct result of information from the public and really shows the difference people can make by reporting information to us.”

Suspicious activity can be reported at website www.cambs.police.uk/report or by calling 101.

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