Man arrested after 250 cannabis plants found in Hartlepool

Cannabis plants found in Hartlepool house.
Cannabis plants found in Hartlepool house.

Police have arrested a man in connection with more than 250 cannabis plants being found in a Hartlepool house.

Hartlepool Neighbourhood Police Team, in partnership with Cleveland Fire Brigade, said they found the large cannabis farm in the Victoria Ward of the town when acting on information from the public.

Drugs found in a property in Hartlepool.

Drugs found in a property in Hartlepool.

Officers found the plants in a three storey house yesterday and one male was arrested in connection with the incident.

Any members of the community with any information about drug activity are urged to contact Cleveland Police on 101.