Police raid 'cannabis factory' in building in Leeds that was deliberately set on fire last month

Police have discovered a 'small scale' cannabis-growing operation inside a commercial unit in Beeston.

By The Newsroom
Thursday, 27th September 2018, 4:08 pm
Updated Thursday, 27th September 2018, 8:32 pm

Officers raided premises inside the partially derelict building on the corner of Dewsbury Road and Oakhurst Avenue this morning.

The building was the target of a bizarre arson attack in August, when a car was deliberately driven at it before a fire was started.West Yorkshire Police said:

"Officers this morning visited a premises off Dewsbury Road, Leeds.

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"At the premises they found what is believed to be a relatively small-scale cannabis factory with suspected cannabis found.

"Officers remain at the scene as enquiries remain ongoing."