Man held after cannabis found near Avonmouth Docks

A 29-year-old man has been arrested after police discovered hundreds of cannabis plants in a disused building near Bristol.

He was detained on Thursday, after officers got reports of man acting suspiciously near Avonmouth Docks.

Up to 500 mature plants, with an estimated street value of £500,000, were discovered, Avon and Somerset Police said.

"The suspect remains in police custody at this time," a spokesman said.

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