Cannabis farm worth half a million pounds found in village street near Sleaford

Officers are investigating the discovery of a huge cannabis farm worth half a million pounds, found in a derelict industrial unit.

A £500,000 cannabis crop has been found by police in an old industrial building in Billingborough. EMN-210126-095714001

The property within the old Grimers Transport haulage yard on West Road was searched by officers on Monday last week and cannabis with a street value of approximately half-a-million pounds was found.

It is understood about 200 plants are said to have been being grown in the property and several men were seen leaving through a rear door when officers arrived.

A 27-year-old man was arrested in connection with this incident and has been released under investigation.

Lincolnshire Police say an investigation is now underway to find those responsible for the operation.

If you have noticed any suspicious activity at this location you are asked to report it by calling 101 quoting incident 150 of January 18.

If you wish to make a report, but want to remain anonymous, contact CrimeStoppers.