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Three arrested after cannabis factory raided in Paulton, Somerset

Two warrants were executed at properties in Paulton yesterday morning. Photo: Avon and Somerset Police

Three people have been arrested after a cannabis factory was found at a property in Paulton yesterday (11 April).

Police also found knives, a stab proof vest, an imitation gun, smoke grenades, and ammunition at two addresses; one on the High Street and another in Purnell Way.

Police say taking illegal drugs and weapons off the streets is part of their plan to tackle criminality. Credit: Avon and Somerset Police

A 35-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of cultivation of a class B drug, possessing a firearm without a certificate and possession of a weapon for the discharge of a noxious liquid/gas.

An 18-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of cultivation of a class B drug and a 21-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of production of a class B drug.

All three have been released under investigation.