Northern Ireland

Man charged over Newtownards cannabis factory

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Image caption About 140 cannabis plants were found

A man has been charged with drugs offences after an alleged cannabis factory was raided in Newtownards.

A house in the Old Fort Crescent area of the town was searched on Saturday night.

About 140 plants with an estimated street value of £71,000 were seized along with other cannabis making equipment.

A 39-year-old man is to appear at Ards Magistrates Court on Monday morning.