Cannabis Farm Discovered in Middlesbrough

Police have seized around £800,000 worth of cannabis in Middlesbrough.

Officers discovered around 1300 plants at a unit in the Riverside Park Industrial Estate at around 2:30pm on Tuesday 11 June, estimated to be worth in the region of £800,000.

A 41-year-old man has been arrested in connection with production of class B drugs and he remains in custody at this time.

Anyone who has information regarding drugs activity in their area is asked to call Cleveland Police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or visit http://www.crimestoppers-uk.org/.