Police raid £200,000 Northampton cannabis farm following tip-offs
Four rooms of property converted for growing drugs
Police seized cannabis plants worth up to £200,000 during a raid in Northampton.
Tip-offs by locals led to officers from the Neighbourhood Team forcing their way into a property in Boothville Green at about 3pm onTuesday (April 20).
Inside, they discovered four rooms had been turned into a sophisticated drugs farm.
A Northamptonshire Police spokesman confirmed: "Officers, acting on local intelligence, found the property was being used to cultivate cannabis in four rooms with between 150 and 200 cannabis plants in varying stages of growth.
"Nobody was found inside the property at the time and there were no arrests but investigations are ongoing.
"Police officers rely on community intelligence to build a picture of what crime is happening and where it is happening. If you have see any suspicious activity in your area, please call us on 101 or visit northants.police.uk to report it online."
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