‘Cannabis factory’ found in former pub
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Police have uncovered a ‘cannabis factory’ inside a former town centre bar.
Officers from Avon and Somerset Constabulary made the surprising discovery after being called to Vinnie's on The Esplanade in Burnham-on-Sea, on Wednesday evening.
They were called to the scene at around 9.30pm, after receiving reports of 'suspicious activity' at the former watering hole.
A police force spokesman said: "On arrival, a cannabis factory was discovered at the property.
"An investigation is underway and no arrests have yet been made."
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It has been reported plant cultivation equipment was seized from the property.
Anyone with information about the discovery should contact the police on 101.
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