Cannabis farm smashed by police

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A CANNABIS farm has been uncovered at a property in South Tyneside.

Officers patrolling South Shields Town Centre came across 550 plants at an address in Fowler Street after checking an insecure premise.

Neighbourhood Inspector Peter Sutton said: “This excellent work by the team and we will ensure we find those responsible.

“I would urge anyone who suspects and drug-related activity in their area to contact the team.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 ext 69191.


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