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Hoo man arrested after cannabis farm uncovered in Vicarage Lane

A man has been arrested after 200 plants were seized from a cannabis farm.

Police also found more than £10,000 cash at the house in Vicarage Lane, Hoo, yesterday.

A 52-year-old man has been arrested after a cannabis farm was uncovered in Hoo. Picture: Kent Police
A 52-year-old man has been arrested after a cannabis farm was uncovered in Hoo. Picture: Kent Police

Officers from the Medway Local Policing Team attended the address after a PCSO became suspicious of a strong cannabis smell during a routine foot patrol.

An occupant of the property let police into the property where they went on to uncover hundreds of plants and money, which is believed to be have been raised from supplying the drug.

An electrical engineer also visited the house to make the premises safe due to concerns electricity may be being abstracted.

A 52-year-old man from Hoo was arrested on suspicion of cultivating cannabis.

He has been released under investigation.

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