Man, 52, arrested after police swoop on cannabis factory in Kingswood

Police haveĀ arrested a man after discovering suspected cannabis being grown in a flat in Kingswood.

Neighbourhood officers searched the flat yesterday (Wednesday 17th July), following up on information from the community.

Neighbourhood PC Nick Smart said: “We found 21 plants, all about three feet tall, which we believe to be cannabis. Later the same day we arrested a 52-year-old Kingswood man who has been released on police bail pending forensic tests.

“We always welcome information about criminal activity affecting the community. You can get in touch by calling us on 101. Alternatively ring the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”