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Man arrested as cannabis grow worth £250,000 is unearthed

A man has been arrested after police unearthed more than £250,000 worth of cannabis in a raid.

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Officers in Lye, Dudley, were acting on intelligence that cannabis was being grown at the property, prompting a raid which saw the occupant given an unexpected wake-up call.

Police have not specified where the raid took place but confirmed a man in the property is in custody.

A spokesperson said: "Lye officers have followed up on intelligence regarding cannabis being grown at an address.

"£250,000 worth of cannabis plants located in the property. One male is in custody.

"Not quite the early morning wake-up call the occupant was expecting."

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