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Specialist crime team recover £2m of drugs from Mexborough set up

Officers from the Doncaster Fortify Team, dedicated to tackling serious and organised crime in the area, have disrupted a significant drugs set up in the Mexborough area.

Officers from the Doncaster Fortify Team disrupted the drugs set up in the Mexborough area Credit: South Yorkshire Police

Early on the morning of Wednesday February 5, officers used specialist equipment to execute a warrant at an industrial building on Swinton Road, under the Misuse of Drugs Act.

A significant and complex cannabis set-up was discovered, with approximately 1,500 – 2,000 plants found worth an estimated £2million.

One man, found at the premise, has been arrested in connection.

A cordon will remain in place at the scene while crime officers attend and forensic enquiries are carried out.