Man arrested over cannabis farm discovery released on police bail

A man arrested by police who discovered 200 cannabis plants in his Sunderland home has been bailed.

Wednesday, 27th April 2016, 10:47 am
Updated Thursday, 28th April 2016, 10:39 am
Police in Zetland Street of where a cannabis farm was discovered
Police in Zetland Street of where a cannabis farm was discovered

Officers were called to an address in Zetland Street, in Roker, yesterday, where they found the cannabis farm.

Police found around 100 mature plants and a further 100 small plants in the house.

Cannabis farm discovered by police in a property in Sunderland

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A 21-year-old man arrested by police has since been bailed pending further inquiries.

The value of the plants is estimated at being around £100,000.

A spokesman for Northumbria Police said: “Police were called to an address in Zetland Street in Sunderland earlier this morning.

“Officers attended and found a cannabis farm. Around 100 mature plants and 100 small plants were found."

Cannabis farm discovered by police in a property in Sunderland