Hanging out to dry at the drug factory

NEARLY 200 suspected cannabis plants were uncovered in a police raid.

Officers from the Upper Valley neighbourhood policing team burst into a building off Smithwell Lane in Heptonstall last Thursday.

Inside they discovered 87 suspected cannabis plants growing. A further 100 suspected cannabis plants that had recently been harvested were also found hanging out to dry.

All the plants were seized by the police.

A 24-year-old man was arrested and released on bail pending further inquiries.

Officers are urging anyone with information about drugs in their area to call them on 0845 6060606.

Or you can call CrimeStoppers, where information can be passed on anonymously, on 0800 555111.