Coventry & Warwickshire

'Largest ever' Coventry cannabis factory found

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Image caption A total of 2,145 plants and herbal cannabis were found in Riley Square

Drugs with a street value of more than £2m were recovered after the largest cannabis factory in Coventry was found at a former indoor market, police said.

A total of 2,145 plants were discovered in Riley Square on Thursday night.

Three men, aged 50, 47 and 20, have been arrested on suspicion of cannabis cultivation.

Officers cut through shutters and secure doors to get into the premises, West Midlands Police said.

It said police acted after growing suspicious about the premises and executed a search warrant.

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