Cannabis factory found in Thornbury

February 08 2019
Cannabis factory found in Thornbury

A SUSPECTED cannabis factory with 90 plants has been uncovered by police in a raid in Thornbury.

Officers with a search warrant raided a property in Coln Square at about 4pm yesterday and arrested a man in his 20s, who remained in police custody today.

An Avon and Somerset police spokesman said: “Officers discovered what they believe is a cannabis farm.

A number of plants and equipment in the property will be seized. Officers and crime scene investigators remain at the property today.”

Announcing the arrest on Twitter, Thornbury police officers said: “A big thanks to local residents for the intelligence given to police.”


Picture shows suspected cannabis plants found by police in Coln Square, Thornbury. Photo courtesy of Avon and Somerset police, Thornbury