Drugs farm found

POLICE swooped on a house and discovered a 10-plant cannabis farm.

Officers went to the property in Miers Avenue, in the West View area of Hartlepool, around 8am on Monday.

Once inside they discovered 10 of the class B plants growing inside.

The haul was removed from the house by scenes of crime experts.

The plants have now been sent away for forensic testing.

A 28-year-old woman was arrested and taken to Hartlepool Police Station where she was cautioned for production of cannabis.

A spokeswoman for Cleveland Police said: “Officers were called to an address on Miers Avenue at around 8am.

“There officers discovered a small cannabis farm containing 10 plants. A 28-year-old woman was given a caution for production of Class B drugs.”