Massive cannabis farm in Rossendale rumbled by off-duty police officer

yellow leaf plant lot near a green field during daytime

A huge scale cannabis farm with hundreds of plants has been uncovered at a mill in Rossendale.

The discovery was produced by an off-duty police officer at the Isle of Man Mill on Burnley Road East in Water.

Officers discovered additional than 700 plants spread across two floors following gaining entry to the developing yesterday afternoon (September 1).

The electrical energy meter is understood to have been bypassed.

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Lancashire Police mentioned it was a ‘large scale cannabis set up’ and is in the course of action of getting dismantled.

No arrests have been produced.

B&ampE Boys, who are understood to personal the developing, had been unavailable for comment when contacted by LancsLive.

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A police spokesperson mentioned: “An off-duty police officer came across the cannabis set up on Burnley Road East at 12.50pm yesterday.

“It is a huge scale cannabis set-up with more than 700 plants.

“No arrests have been produced and enquiries are ongoing.”

Any individual with facts must get in touch with police on 101 quoting log quantity 660 of September 1.

It comes following a £4.5m drugs factory was discovered in Oswaldtwistle final Wednesday – 1 of the largest ever drug seizures in the county – and an additional set-up in Accrington with additional than 200 plants was discovered yesterday.

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