'Give us intel and we will act on it': Man arrested after police uncover cannabis factory in Northampton

The cannabis grow was found as a result of intelligence provided by the community

Thursday, 26th August 2021, 11:22 am

A cannabis factory has been discovered by police in Northampton.

The grow was uncovered by police in Cranstoun Street yesterday at around 5.20pm after they received intelligence from the community.

A spokeswoman for Northamptonshire Police said: "A number of plants were recovered - there isn't a number or value yet - and a 35-year-old man was arrested in connection with the find."

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The cannabis factory was found on Cranstoun Street in Northampton.

The arrested man currently remains in police custody.

The Northampton Neighbourhood Policing Team, tweeting about the discovery, said: "Give us intel and we will act on it. One in custody for recall to prison. Then separate enquiries led to the discovery of a cannabis factory. One more in custody."