Two men arrested over Morecambe drugs factory
About 1,000 plants with an estimated street value of £400,000 have been seized after a cannabis factory was found in an empty house in Lancashire.
Police were called to a property on Alexandra Road in Morecambe just before midnight on Monday following a report of a break-in.
A number of discarded cannabis plants were found outside the premises.
Inside, officers discovered a large-scale cannabis production set-up on all five floors.
Two men, aged 20 and 28, were arrested over suspected drugs offences. Both are in police custody.
Insp Dave Vickers, from Lancashire Police, said: "This is a significant seizure of cannabis plants from what appears to be a very organised and sophisticated production system.
"The seizure of these plants, along with equipment being used to grow them, will prevent a large amount of drugs from reaching our streets."