‘Substantial’ cannabis factory discovered inside abandoned cafe in West Sussex

A ‘SUBSTANTIAL’ cannabis factory has been discovered inside an empty cafe in West Sussex.

Wednesday, 27th March 2019, 10:52 am
Updated Wednesday, 27th March 2019, 11:01 am
A large number of cannabis plants were discovered in an abandoned cafe in West Sussex by police. Picture: Sussex police

Police discovered the illegal drug farm in Crawley yesterday afternoon following a tip off from a worker in the area. 

Officers found a large number of cannabis plants growing inside the unoccupied Affogato Café in The Broadway, and seized them. 

No arrests have been made at this stage, however enquiries are ongoing to establish who may be responsible or involved in the mass cultivation of the Class B drug.

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A large number of cannabis plants were discovered in an abandoned cafe in West Sussex by police. Picture: Sussex police

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