Cannabis raid finds 900 plants

More than 900 cannabis plants worth around £415,000 have been discovered growing at a factory unit in Tipton, Sandwell.

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Drugs raid carried out after tip-off from neighbours

A drugs raid was carried out at a Tipton factory unit after people in the area reported suspicious activity, police have said.

A total of 916 cannabis plants worth around £415,000 was found at the unit in Phoenix House, Castle Street, in the 2am operation today.

PC Mark Devereaux from the Tipton Green neighbourhood team, said:

Officers were acting on local intelligence about suspicious activity at the factory units.

We want to reassure our local community that we will always act on information that comes through to us.

Ten men have been arrested and bailed in connection with the factory.


Hundreds of cannabis plants worth £400k discovered

More than 900 cannabis plants worth around £415,000 have been discovered in a drugs raid a factory unit in Sandwell today.

Ten men were arrested on suspicion of cultivating cannabis during an early morning drugs raid at Phoenix House in Castle Street, Tipton, at 2am today.

Some of the cannabis plants found at Phoenix House in Tipton today Credit: West Midlands Police

A total of 916 plants were found inside, worth almost half a million pounds.

The men, all aged between 25 and 29, have now been bailed while investigations continue.

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