Police uncover £2M cannabis farm at Doncaster factory as THOUSANDS of plants are seized

A police operation has uncovered a cannabis grow in South Yorkshire estimated at a street value of £2 million

Wednesday, 5th February 2020, 12:48 pm
Updated Monday, 10th February 2020, 11:58 am

Officers from the Doncaster Fortify Team, dedicated to tackling serious and organised crime in the area, have disrupted a significant drugs set up in the Mexborough area.

Earlier this morning (Wednesday 5 February), South Yorkshire Police used specialist equipment to execute a warrant at an industrial building on Swinton Road, under the Misuse of Drugs Act.

A significant and complex cannabis set-up was discovered, with approximately 1,500 – 2,000 plants found worth an estimated £2million.

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Cannabis grow.

No one was at the premise and enquiries are underway to identify those involved.

A cordon will remain in place while scenes of crime officers attend and forensic enquiries are carried out.

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111. You can also submit information online at crimestoppers-uk.org.

Police cut into drugs building.