Over £400,000 worth of cannabis found in Peterborough home

Cannabis worth more than £400,000 has been discovered in a drugs bust in Peterborough.

Wednesday, 19th October 2016, 3:48 pm
Updated Tuesday, 25th October 2016, 7:59 pm
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Officers from the newly formed Prevention and Enforcement Services (PES) were taking part in a day of action with multiple agencies to target modern day slavery in the city when at about 1pm they came across a cannabis factory at a property in Eastern Avenue.

The property had more than 500 plants inside, valued in excess of £400,000.

The plants were seized and will be destroyed.

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