Cannabis worth £245,000 recovered in police raid

Police acted on a tip-off to mount drugs raid on the house in Barton Road, Wisbech

Police acted on a tip-off to mount drugs raid on the house in Barton Road, Wisbech - Credit: Fen Cops

A quarter of a million pounds worth of cannabis has been removed by police from a house in Wisbech.  

Police say they acted on a tip-off from a member of the public to mount the raid on the house in Barton Road.  

Police acted on a tip-off to mount drugs raid on the house in Barton Road, Wisbech

Police acted on a tip-off to mount drugs raid on the house in Barton Road, Wisbech - Credit: Fen Cops

It prompted one police officer to reflect that “someone’s missing this lot today…”. 

Police say they have worked out that the value of the cannabis at around £245,000 – that was after counting and weighing it. 

Police acted on a tip-off to mount drugs raid on the house in Barton Road, Wisbech

Police acted on a tip-off to mount drugs raid on the house in Barton Road, Wisbech - Credit: Fen Cops

It was a formidable operation as photos from the raid show.  

Police are now busy trying to find out who owns or rents the house – when they ‘called’ there was nowhere there to question.  

Police acted on a tip-off to mount drugs raid on the house in Barton Road, Wisbech

Police acted on a tip-off to mount drugs raid on the house in Barton Road, Wisbech - Credit: Fen Cops

A police spokesperson confirmed the cannabis was discovered on Wednesday afternoon by the local neighbourhood team “after receiving information about the potential grow. 

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“Unfortunately, no one was home, however an investigation has begun and enquiries are ongoing”. 

Police hope anyone with information will get in touch.  Click here

  

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