Potters Bar �40,000 cannabis factory raided

A CANNABIS factory, with �40,000 worth of mature plants inside it, has been raided by police.

The factory on the Cranborne Industrial Estate was discovered last Monday after a tip-off from a member of the public.

Police were in the area within minutes of the call and found 100 mature plants at a unit on the estate, believed to be cannabis. The plants have an estimated street value in the region of �40,000.

* A 33-year-old man from London has been arrested on suspicion of cultivating cannabis plants and police bailed until April 18.

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