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Police find cannabis factory in bedroom of burgled house

Police in Craigavon have arrested a man and woman following a burglary at a house – where they latest discovered a cannabis factory!

Police received a report of a house on Tandragee Road, Portadown, being burgled around 3.30am today, Thursday, January 8.

A description of the burglar was circulated and officers stopped a female matching the description further along Tandragee Road.

The 19-year-old was found with a cannabis plant in her possession and two bags of household items.

Police returned to the burgled property and discovered a cannabis factory in the bedroom of the dwelling.

A 25-year-old man was arrested for possession of Class B drugs, possession of Class B drugs with intent to supply and cultivation of cannabis.

The 19-year-old was arrested for burglary and possession of Class B drugs.

Both are currently assisting police with their enquiries.

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