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Cannabis farm worth £168,000 found in Hartlepool

A cannabis farm with 200 plants worth about £168,000 has been found by police.

Cleveland Police said officers discovered the farm on Lancaster Road in Hartlepool on Thursday following a report of suspicious activity.

A force spokeswoman said two men aged 34 and 53 were arrested on suspicion of production of a class B drug.

Det Con Mark Coverdale encouraged members of the public with information about drugs to contact police.

He said: "We will act upon it."

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