Drugs seized from empty Weston home by police

PUBLISHED: 09:31 17 January 2019

Police seized a number of cannabis plants. Picture: Sam Frost

Police seized a number of cannabis plants. Picture: Sam Frost

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Several cannabis plants were seized and a man is in custody after a drugs raid in Weston-super-Mare yesterday (Wednesday).

Police seized a number of cannabis plants. Picture: Sam FrostPolice seized a number of cannabis plants. Picture: Sam Frost

Police were called to reports of cannabis plants found at an empty house in Locking Road just before 2pm.

A man in his 20s was arrested on suspicion of producing of the drug.

Police seized a number of cannabis plants. Picture: Sam FrostPolice seized a number of cannabis plants. Picture: Sam Frost

An Avon and Somerset Constabulary spokesman said: “We were called to reports of a number of cannabis plants at an empty property in The Mart, in Locking Road, shortly before 3pm on Wednesday.

“The plants – found on the ground floor – have been seized.

“A man in his 20s has been arrested on suspicion of the production of a class B drug, cannabis, and remains in police custody.”

Police enquiries are continuing.

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