Nottingham

Two charged over £270,000 cannabis haul in Sutton-in-Ashfield

Two men have been charged after cannabis with a street value of about £270,000 was found by police at a house in Nottinghamshire.

Officers raided the address in Silk Street, Sutton-in-Ashfield, after a tip-off from the public.

Police found 347 plants in the cellar and bedrooms, with more harvested cannabis discovered in the attic.

The Vietnamese men, aged 39 and 41, appeared at Nottingham Magistrates' Court and were remanded into custody.

Insp Carl Holland, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: "This discovery shows just how important it is for the public to report any signs of suspicious activity where they live.

"On this occasion we found a sophisticated cannabis grow, consisting of hundreds of plants."

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