Report of burglary leads police to uncover cannabis farm

Police called to investigate reports of a burglary discovered cannabis plants inside the house.

Thursday, 26th July 2018, 4:02 pm
Updated Thursday, 26th July 2018, 4:07 pm
The incident happened in Londonderry Terrace, Easington Colliery. Image copyright Google Maps.

Inquiries are ongoing after members of the neighbourhood policing team covering Easington Colliery were called to reports of a disturbance in Londonderry Terrace, off Easington Street and Seaside Lane in the village.

A Durham Constabulary spokeswoman said: "At 1.08pm today police were called to reports of a burglary at Londonderry Terrace.

"The suspects made off from the scene after being challenged by a member of the public.

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"Officers discovered cannabis plants at the property.

"Investigations are ongoing."