600 cannabis plants found in Burnham-on-Sea house

  • 5 December 2012
  • From the section Somerset
Cannabis found in Burnham
Image caption Police said the find is thought to be the biggest seizure of its kind in the area

Cannabis plants with an estimated street value of £600,000 have been found at a house in a Somerset.

Police received a tip-off about a suspected cannabis factory at the property in Berrow Road, Burnham-on-Sea.

The haul is thought to be the "biggest seizure of its kind in the area".

Some 619 cannabis plants and hydroponic equipment were seized. No arrests have been made although investigations are continuing.

Sgt Ian Kennet, from Burnham police station, said: "This is a really significant seizure that will take a large amount of money out of the pockets of drug dealers and will help to make our communities safer."

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