Police find cannabis factory within hours of tip-off in Leicester

A number of cannabis plants have been seized at an address in Leicester this morning after Police received an anonymous tip-off.

Police swooped on a property in Southfields Drive, Saffron Lane Estate, within hours of a member of the public reporting the incident on Crimestoppers.

Leicestershire Police said a number of cannabis plants were recovered along with equipment which was being used to grow and cultivate the drugs.

Cannabis plants and growing equipment was seized

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