Over 180 cannabis plants seized in a week in police operations in one Doncaster town

Over 180 cannabis plants have been seized in a week in a Doncaster town, police revealed.

Monday, 22nd March 2021, 9:12 am

Officers say they were seized from three addresses over a seven day period in Askern.

A South Yorkshire Police spokesman said: “Thank you to local residents for information resulting in three cannabis cultivations being located in the Askern area this week.

"In excess of 180 plants have been seized by officers and investigations ongoing. If you have any further information please contact us on 101, we are waiting to take your call.”

Sign up to our daily newsletter

The i newsletter cut through the noise

File picture of police cars. Police have seized drugs in Doncaster
File picture of police cars. Police have seized drugs in Doncaster

In these confusing and worrying times, local journalism is more vital than ever. Thanks to everyone who helps us ask the questions that matter by taking out a subscription or buying a paper. We stand together. Liam Hoden, editor.