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Cannabis Farm uncovered

Dated: 10 Feb 2012

Police in Sunderland have unearthed a cannabis farm after they executed a search warrant.

Officers carried the warrant at a unit in Pallion Industrial Estate in Sunderland yesterday. Around 200 cannabis plants were seized.

Neighbourhood Inspector Cheryl Warcup, who covers the area, said: "We're committed to tackling drug supply and disrupting the supply of drugs onto our streets and will continue to take robust action against those involved. Anyone with information about drugs and drugs supply in their area should contact police."

Any information can be reported to Northumbria Police on 101 ext 69191 or alternatively Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.