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Man charged after £20,000 worth of cannabis is found in raid on Sunderland house

Some of the plants discovered in Saturday's raid. Picture from Northumbria Police
Some of the plants discovered in Saturday's raid. Picture from Northumbria Police

A man is due in court after police seized cannabis with an estimated value of £20,000 from a house in Sunderland.

Officers raided an address in Oxford Street, Pallion, on Saturday and removed more than 80 plants.

Thirty-six-year-old Kier William Bell, of Oxford Street, has now been charged with producing cannabis.

He is due to appear before South Tyneside Magistrates Court, in South Shields, on October 25.