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Hundreds of cannabis plants worth £250,000 found inside North Somerset house

The local neighbourhood policing team discovered the factory after being alerted to a strong cannabis smell. Credit: Avon and Somerset Police

Police have seized more than 200 cannabis plants worth more than a quarter of a million pounds from a house in North Somerset.

Officers from the Portishead and Clevedon neighbourhood policing team were alerted to a strong smell on Tuesday 19 March and found the plants inside a house on Cadbury Camp Lane in Clapton in Gordano.

The cannabis factory was spread across every room on the first floor of the house with further rooms containing the drug on the ground floor.

The factory took up every room on the first floor of the house. Credit: Avon and Somerset Police

More than 200 plants were seized by the police, totalling a street value of around £250,000.

Police are now asking the public to be vigilant and report anything they think is suspicious. Credit: Avon and Somerset Police

Police are now keen to hear from anyone who has any information to help with their investigation.