UPDATE: Police raid Doncaster house and discover 'significant' quantity of cannabis plants

Doncaster police carried out a raid this morning (Tuesday) at a property in Balby.

By Stephanie Bateman
Tuesday, 11th May 2021, 1:07 pm

Shortly before 9am, officers carried out a pre-planned warrant under the Misuse of Drugs Act, at a premises in Bainbridge Road.

A cannabis cultivation was discovered, spanning numerous rooms at the property. There are estimated to be around 100 plants.

An investigation has now been launched, and officers remain on scene carrying out enquiries.

The cannabis find

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A force spokesman said: “It was also discovered that the electricity supply had been bypassed, causing a potential fire risk, this has now been made safe.”

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An officer took a battering ram to the door of the property