Essex

Police raid on cannabis 'factory' in Essex

Police officers have raided a cannabis factory in Essex.

More than 1,000 cannabis plants, in varying stages of maturity, were discovered growing across two floors of a barn in Uttlesford.

Essex Police, who executed a warrant under the Misuse of Drugs Act at the barn in Duton Hill, also found a full hydroponics set up and living quarters.

Two people, a man and a woman, were arrested on suspicion of drugs offences, and released on bail.

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