Cannabis plants worth £1m found in Cheshire village

Cannabis plants found in Mill Lane, Little Budworth Image copyright Cheshire Police
Image caption Cannabis plants were found in a loft space at a house in Mill Lane, Little Budworth

About 1,750 cannabis plants with a street value of more than £1m have been found in a Cheshire village.

Police carried out a drugs warrant at a house in Mill Lane, Little Budworth at about 09:00 GMT.

They found plants in "varying stages of growth" in the loft area of the property.

A 48-year-old man and woman, aged 52, have been arrested on suspicion of cultivating a Class B controlled drug. They are in police custody.

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