Cannabis worth thousands of pounds found in tent inside house

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CANNABIS worth thousands of pounds has been taken off the streets after police executed two warrants in East Durham.

Peterlee Police discovered 21 plants at a house in Tees Street, Horden, after searching the address at around 8am on Friday.

Police say the plants had just been cropped and were in a hydroponic tent upstairs.

Nobody has been arrested yet in connection with the find.

Officers carried out another raid yesterday on a house in Bowness Close, Peterlee.

The search uncovered two carrier bags of herbal cannabis.

There was said to be 20 ounces of the drug with an estimated value of £3,500.

A 23-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of supplying cannabis.