More than £200,000 of cannabis plants seized in West Yorkshire

More than £200,000 worth of cannabis plants have been seized in West Yorkshire.

Thursday, 7th November 2019, 6:00 am
Updated Thursday, 7th November 2019, 8:46 am
Police seized 200 cannabis plants in West Yorkshire. Photo provided by Wakefield North East and Rural

Officers attended an address in Agbrigg area of Wakefield on Monday, November 4.

Inside they located a cannabis farm with approximately 200 cannabis plants.

The plants were seized.

Police praised the community for providing intelligence on the cannabis farm.

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The Wakefield north east and rural team said: "On 4th November Officers following up on intelligence from the local community, have attended an address in the Agbrigg area of Wakefield.

"The officers gained entry to the property and located a cannabis farm with approximately 200 cannabis plants.

"This was a great result and shows that information gained from the community develops good results. Over £200k in street value taken off the streets.

"Please keep the information coming even if you feel it is not immediately being acted on. There are times where we won't act on something due to it fitting into a bigger picture."

Enquiries are ongoing.