Police dismantling large cannabis factory in Northampton industrial estate

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More than 1,000 cannabis plants have been discovered at a ‘large’ cannabis factory on the Brackmills Industrial Estate in Northampton.

Police were tipped off by a suspicious member of the public on Monday about the industrial unit in Gallowhill Road.

Officers who went into the industrial unit found more than 1,000 cannabis plants.

A spokesman for Northamptonshire Police said: “We have found a large cannabis factory in Gallowhill Road.

“We’re still in the process of forensics being in there and we’ll be dismantling it today.

“No one was at the unit and no one has been arrested.”

CID is currently investigating.

Anyone who saw any suspicious behaviour in the area is asked to call police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.