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‘Substantial cannabis factory’ found at Co Armagh industrial estate

A man has been arrested after the discovery of what has been described as a “substantial cannabis factory” in County Armagh.

Detectives from Reactive and Organised Crime, supported by local policing team officers, were involved in the operation which saw a large quantity of cannabis being seized.

A 46-year-old man was arrested after the search of premises at the Annagh Industrial Estate on the Tandragee Road in Portadown.

He has been arrested on suspicion of cultivating cannabis, possessing a Class B controlled drug and possession of a Class B controlled drug with intent to supply.

Detective Inspector Keith Gawley said: “We are delighted to have closed this substantial cannabis factory down and removed these plants from circulation.

“I would appeal to anyone who has any informztion about illegal drugs to contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.”

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