Man arrested after 'cannabis factory' found in Northampton thanks to community tip-off

A man is in custody after police discovered a 'small cannabis factory' during a raid in Northampton today (Wednesday, November 27).

Wednesday, 27th November 2019, 1:46 pm
Updated Wednesday, 27th November 2019, 2:44 pm

Officers found three rooms filled with plants and equipment in a property in Lower Adelaide Street, Semilong, at around 9.50am.

The warrant was executed thanks to 'recent community intelligence', the Northampton Neighbourhood Police team tweeted.

The 31-year-old man from Northampton was arrested on suspicion of cultivating cannabis.

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Some of the cannabis plants found in a 'factory' in Semilong, Northampton. Photo: Northamptonshire Police