Drugs raid in Bailiff Bridge last night

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A MAN was arrested after 40 suspected cannabis plants were found at a house in Bailiff Bridge yesterday.

Officers from the Lower Valley neighbourhood policing team discovered the plants when they went to the home on Mayfield Avenue

A 46-year-old man was arrested and interviewed. He has been released on police bail for further inquiries.

Inspector Mohammed Nawaz, who leads the team, said: “All information is treated in the strictest confidence and can be given anonymously. Every single piece of information is researched and developed and I would urge our communities not to hesitate in passing information to us.

“It is only with the support and co-operation of our local communities that we can have a real impact on the activities of criminals.”