£250,000 worth of cannabis plants found in raid

A man has been arrested in Peterborough after police found 300 cannabis plants during a raid.

The plants, with a street value of around £250,000 at an address in Orton Malborne, were found this morning around 8.30am.

The 46-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of producing cannabis and remains in police custody.

"This raid was a result of members of the public sharing information and shows how residents and the police can work together.

"I would urge the public to report any suspicious activity or contact us if they suspect crime is taking place in their area.

"We take all such reports seriously and will investigate."

– Sergeant Derren Seager