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Rendlesham: Police arrest two men after more than 1,000 cannabis plants found in Rendlesham bunker

17:23 27 February 2014

More than 1,000 cannabis plants were discovered in two rooms at an industrial building in Rendlesham

More than 1,000 cannabis plants were discovered in two rooms at an industrial building in Rendlesham


Two men have been arrested in connection with a cannabis factory discovered in a bunker in Rendlesham.


Police searched the location at around 9am yesterday morning and discovered the rooms in the bunker.

The bunker is about 40 feet by 80 feet and was full of cannabis in various states of cultivation.

More than 1,000 plants were discovered and seized along with electrical equipment.

The men aged 38 years and 37 years, both of no fixed abode, were arrested on suspicion of production and cultivation of cannabis and are being held at Martlesham Police Investigation Centre for questioning.

If you have any information about the production or supply of drugs please phone police on 101.

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