Police shut down cannabis factory in Blackburn

Police say they were alerted about a potential cannabis factory at an address on Shear Brow by information from the local community.

Cannabis plants
Police seized around five hundred mature cannabis plants. Credit: Lancashire Police

When police then executed a warrant at the address on Sunday, they discovered and seized around five hundred mature cannabis plants.

Cannabis plants
Police say the plants are worth several hundred thousand pounds. Credit: Lancashire Police

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Cannabis factory shut down

Police say they were alerted about a potential cannabis factory at an address on Shear Brow by information from the local community.