A 51 year old woman has also been arrested in connection with the cannabis factory in Arterial Road, Wickford and is currently in police custody being questioned on suspicion of production of cannabis and abstraction of electricity.
The 56-year-old man arrested yesterday has been released on police bail, pending further enquiries until August 8.
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