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£800,000 of cannabis found in Sheffield 'drug factory' haul

Police seized the drugs from a property in the Bannerdale area of Sheffield which had a "factory set up". Photo: Sheffield South West LPT Facebook

Officers from Sheffield's local police team found over £800,000 worth of cannabis during a during drugs search yesterday.

Police seized the drugs from a property in the Bannerdale area of Sheffield which had a "factory set up".

They found 28.5kg of dried cannabis ready for the streets, with an estimated street value of £200,000.

A total of 7 rooms were found to contain cannabis growing from seedlings to plants 4-5ft in height. Credit: Sheffield South West LPT Facebook

A total of 7 rooms were found to contain cannabis growing from seedlings to plants 4-5ft in height.

Officers found dozens of transformers, special fans designed to be silent and specialist 600w lights - which are said to have cost thousands of pounds to put together.

Officers found dozens of transformers, special fans designed to be silent and specialist 600w lights. Credit: Sheffield South West LPT Facebook

In total, it is estimated that the haul was in excess of £800,000, including the dried cannabis found.

On Facebook, Sheffield South West LPT said: "An excellent days work and great to get this amount of cannabis off the streets."

In total it is estimated that the total haul was in excess of £800,000. Credit: Sheffield South West LPT

The property was vacant during the search of the property, and no arrests were made.

Sheffield South West LPT said: "There was a plethora of evidence left behind, so scenes of crime officers had a field day collecting evidence which will be used to arrest and process those responsible".