Wisbech cannabis factory found in secret bedroom - arrest made

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

Officers discovered the cannabis factory at a house on York Road this afternoon (Friday, March 8) after concerns were raised by the public.

Cannabis discovered by police in the secret bedroom

Cannabis discovered by police in the secret bedroom

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.

A 37-year-old man from Wisbech has been arrested on suspicion of producing cannabis and remains in police custody at Kings 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.

Cannabis discovered by police in the secret bedroom

Cannabis discovered by police in the secret bedroom

“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 police by calling 101 or by visiting www.cambs.police.uk/report.

Cannabis discovered by police in the secret bedroom

Cannabis discovered by police in the secret bedroom