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WATCH: Cannabis factory discovered in hidden Wolverhampton bunker

By Liam Keen | Wolverhampton | Crime | Published:

Hundreds of cannabis plants were seized after police raided the underground bunker of a home in Wolverhampton.

Hundreds of cannabis plants were found in the Wolverhampton home

Officers stormed the home in Bushbury Road and found almost 20 plants on the property.

After searching the home officers removed wooden panelling to a back garden cabin, revealing an underground bunker cultivating around 250 plants.

WATCH: Video reveals underground drugs farm

Secret cannabis factory found in Wolverhampton

The raid was executed by police after gathering intelligence that cannabis was being grown at the property.

Officers described the secret bunker as 'sophisticated' after discovering it.

Hundreds of cannabis plants were found in the Wolverhampton home

Two men, aged 57 and 41, have been arrested on suspicion of producing cannabis and are currently in police custody for questioning.

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Hundreds of cannabis plants were found in the Wolverhampton home

Inspector Stephanie Furber, from Wolverhampton Police, said: "The plants were well hidden but officers acted on their suspicions and discovered the cannabis factory.

"Drugs will not be tolerated on the streets of Wolverhampton as they not only destroy lives themselves, but can lead to further crime.

The back garden cabin that housed the hidden bunker

"We would urge anyone with concerns about drugs in their communities to let us know. We need the public to be our eyes and ears to help us combat this issue."

Anyone with information can contact us via live chat at west-midlands.police.uk between 8am and midnight, call 101 anytime or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Liam Keen

By Liam Keen
Reporter - @LiamKeen_Star

Trainee reporter at the Express & Star, primarily covering Wolverhampton. Got a story? Get in touch on 01902 319688.

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