Tip off leads to raid on huge cannabis farm in the Cotswolds

POLICE have seized cannabis worth over £100,000 after raiding a cannabis farm in the Cotswolds.

Gloucestershire Constabulary discovered and dismantled a cannabis grow in Upper Rissington yesterday, following a tip off from a local resident.

Over 140 cannabis plants, worth approximately £123,000 have been seized by the Cotswold Neighbourhood Policing team from the property on Hawker Square.

A member of the public contacted police about a strong smell of cannabis at 11.50am on Sunday, the local policing team investigated and discovered the grow.

A 23-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of supply of a class B drug and remains in police custody.

If you believe drug activity is taking place you can report this to police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously by calling 0800 555 111.

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