Northern Ireland

Castlewellan cannabis factories: Four held over £150,000 drugs haul

Cannabis found in Castlewellan Image copyright PAcemaker
Image caption Police said two cannabis factories were uncovered in the operation

Four people have been arrested after cannabis plants believed to be worth more than £150,000 were seized by police in Castlewellan, County Down.

Police said "substantial cannabis factories" were found at properties on the Circular Road and Corrywood Park on Tuesday.

Two 33-year-old men and a 22-year-old woman were detained after the Circular Road search and a 30-year-old man was arrested in Corrywood Park.

All four remain in custody.