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Arrest after cannabis factory uncovered in South Armagh

A man was arrested on suspicion of possessing Class B drugs after a cannabis factory was uncovered in South Armagh today (Wednesday).

The discovery was made during the course of an operation being conducted by Customs officials in the area and the PSNI confirmed the arrest of a 52-year-old man.

The cannabis factory was located in the Concession Road area of Crossmaglen.

Cannabis plants, as well as lights and other equipment associated with the cultivation of the Class B drug, were seized.

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