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West Kingsdown: Large scale cannabis farm worth £100,000 found in woodland

By Ed McConnell

A large-scale cannabis growing operation worth £100,000 has been uncovered in a West Kingsdown wood.

In total 492 plants were found in two open-air areas of woodland near Fawkham Road today.

The plants, that would have been ready to harvest in four to six weeks, were seized.

Cannabis growing at the site

Cannabis growing at the site

Det Insp Graham Curtis said: "Those responsible for this criminal enterprise have spent a considerable amount of time cultivating the plants.

"With a street value of approximately £100,000, somebody will no doubt be disappointed to hear there will not be a return on months’ worth of horticultural effort."

Anyone with information is asked to phone Kent Police on 01622 604100 quoting reference 20-0656. Alternatively call Kent Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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