Police find 330 cannabis plants in raid at St Leonards building

Police are appealing for information after a raid at a St Leonards building found 300 cannabis plants being grown there.

Following information received, Sussex Police officers raided the derelict building on a plot of land in Caves Road, St Leonards, early on Friday morning (August 2).

Police have been in Caves Road, St Leonards, since Friday morning

Police have been in Caves Road, St Leonards, since Friday morning

All were at a mature stage of development, according to a spokesman, and there was evidence of electricity having been illegally diverted to facilitate their production.

No arrests have been made but the case remains under investigation, a police spokesman confirmed.

The street value of the Class B drug has not been disclosed.

Anyone who has witnessed recent suspicious activity in the area or who may have other information is asked to contact police online (https://www.sussex.police.uk/contact/af/contact-us) or by phoning 101, quoting serial 79 of 02/08.

Police have been in Caves Road, St Leonards, since Friday morning

Police have been in Caves Road, St Leonards, since Friday morning

Alternatively they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on (www.crimestoppers-uk.org) or by phoning 0800 555 111.

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