Northern Ireland

Police attacked after Newtownabbey cannabis find

Cannabis

Police have been attacked after uncovering a cannabis factory in Newtownabbey.

About 80 cannabis plants and cultivating equipment were discovered in the search at Ballyvessey Court on Thursday.

A police vehicle was damaged at the scene after youths threw stones and other missiles at officers.

No arrests were reported as a result of the cannabis find or the subsequent attacks on police.

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