Police responding to burglary report uncover giant cannabis farm

Police responding to reports of a burglary yesterday uncovered a giant cannabis farm at a property in Wisbech.

Friday, 19th January 2018, 4:48 pm
Updated Friday, 19th January 2018, 4:57 pm
Some of the cannabis found at the property

Police were called at 1.40pm on Thursday January 18 with reports of suspicious activity in St Peter’s Road, Wisbech.

Officers attended the scene and arrested a teenage boy from Wisbech on suspicion of burglary. He has now been released under investigation.

Whilst at the property officers discovered nearly 300 cannabis plants worth an estimated £140,000.

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No arrests have been made in relation to the find, but investigations are ongoing.