Huge drugs factory found by police in Barwick in Elmet

Police have discovered a large drugs factory in a quiet village near Leeds.

Friday, 5th March 2021, 3:35 pm

Officers were pictured today leaving a property in Barwick in Elmet with huge bags filled with cannabis plants.

Police from the Leeds North East neighbourhood patrol team (NPT) were involved in the operation.

The team cover Alwoodley, Chapel Allerton, Harewood, Moortown, Roundhay, Wetherby and surrounding areas.

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Police emptying the drugs factory in Barwick in Elmet.
Police emptying the drugs factory in Barwick in Elmet.

They posted to social media: "Officers from Leeds North East NPT have been working hard to empty a large drugs factory in the Barwick in Elmet area.

"The investigation is live and ongoing at this time."

Several large bags were filled with cannabis plants.