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Road sealed off as police negotiate man with crossbow in Cheshire

Officers went to an address at Weston near Crewe at 12:14 PM yesterday.

Police say they had received a report of concern for the welfare of a man at an address in Kingsdown Close.

They say they are currently negotiating with the man who is in possession of a crossbow and is refusing to leave the house.

They say as a precaution there is a cordon in place.

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Huge cannabis haul found at Cheshire mansion

The cannabis plants are worth around £750,000. Credit: Cheshire Police

A massive cannabis farm has been found at the former Cheshire county mansion, Daresbury Hall.

Six hundred plants, with an estimated street value for almost £750,000, were discovered in an annex at the estate in Runcorn after Cheshire Police were alerted through 'local intelligence'.

The force said inquiries are continuing as asked anyone with information to contact them on 101.

"This was a significant find and fortunately we have been able to put a stop to it."

– Chief Inspector Paul Beauchamp, Greater Manchester Police

£1million cannabis farm found in Cheshire village

The cannabis plants found in Little Budworth.

Cannabis plans with an estimated street value of more than £1million have been found at a house in Little Budworth, Cheshire.

Police raided the property in Mill Lane and found around 1750 plants.

A 52-year-old woman and a 48-year-old-man were arrested and remain in custody for questioning.

"This is a great result as we believe that these drugs could well have been destined for the streets of Cheshire."

– Inspector Keith Curbishley, Cheshire Police
The cannabis plants found in Little Budworth.
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