Thirteen arrested following discovery of huge cannabis factory

Thirteen people have been arrested after a huge cannabis factory was discovered in Stourport.

Police discovered several thousand plants and associated growing equipment in the early hours of this morning on the Sandy Lane industrial estate.

Nine men were arrested in the Sandy Lane area, followed by a further four who were travelling along the Hagley Road West, Quinton.

They were arrested on suspicion of various drugs-related offences, including production of cannabis, being concerned in the production and supply of cannabis, and conspiracy to cultivate cannabis.

They remain in custody at Kidderminster, Redditch and Worcester police stations.