Portsmouth police arrest boy, 17, over cannabis factory in Southsea property

POLICE have arrested a 17-year-old boy over a ‘large amount of cannabis plants’ being cultivated in a Southsea property.

By Richard Lemmer
Friday, 6th August 2021, 8:09 am
Updated Friday, 6th August 2021, 9:01 am

Officers executed a warrant at an address in Lawrence Road on Wednesday.

They discovered a large amount of cannabis plants were located within the property, according to a spokeswoman from Hampshire Constabulary.

She said: ‘A 17-year-old boy from Southsea has been arrested on suspicion of producing a controlled Class B drug.’

Police have arrested a 17-year-old boy over suspected drug offences.

He has been released under investigation while police enquiries continue.

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