Glasgow & West Scotland

Man held over £573,000 cannabis haul in Lesmahagow

A 54-year-old man has been arrested after cannabis plants with a street value of £573,000 were found at an industrial unit in South Lanarkshire.

Police acting under warrant searched the premises in Teiglum Road, Lesmahagow, at about 09:00 on Monday.

Officers from the Strathclyde force discovered a large quantity of plants, believed to be cannabis.

The man who is being held in police custody is expected to appear at Lanark Sheriff Court on Tuesday.

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