Plants seized in drugs raid

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Scores of suspected cannabis plants were seized by police.

Around 40 plants in varying stages of growth were discovered during a raid in Southowram.

A 45-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of producing cannabis and illegally extracting electricity.

He was released on bail.

Broken glass

A man has been charged with criminal damage after a pane of glass at Halifax Jobcentre was smashed on Tuesday.

The 21-year-old will appear in court later this month.

Metal thieves

Neighbourhood police teams visited scrapyards across Calderdale yesterday.

Officers were trying to curb the recent trend of stealing lead and copper wiring.

They advised yard owners to be vigilant.