Suspected cannabis farm found in Middlesbrough

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image captionCleveland Police seized 250 plants from a property in Middlesbrough

A suspected cannabis farm with a street value of £200,000 has been discovered.

Police seized about 250 plants from a property in Crescent Road in Middlesbrough on Wednesday.

More than 80 bags of compost found at the site are being donated to Teesside Hospice for use in its gardening projects.

A Cleveland Police spokeswoman said the raid was "acting on intelligence" and urged people to report suspected drug production.

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