Man arrested after cannabis farm worth £173,000 discovered in Hartlepool

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A man has been arrested after more than 200 cannabis plants were discovered in Hartlepool.

Hartlepool Neighbourhood Team located a large cannabis farm after carrying out a drugs warrant on an address in Richardson Street on Thursday, September 14.

More than 209 cannabis plants, thought to be worth around £173,000, were seized from inside of the property.

A 30-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of cultivation of cannabis and taken to police custody to be questioned.

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