South Armagh cannabis factory raided by PSNI and HM Customs

PSNI cannabis find south Armagh
PSNI cannabis find south Armagh

Police and HM Customs officials have uncovered a cannabis growing operation in south Armagh.

One man was arrested following the discovery close to the border with the Irish Republic.

Sergeant Mark Wright said: “During the search in Concession Road we found a cannabis factory in an outhouse. We recovered 19 cannabis plants, lamps and other paraphernalia.

“We arrested a 52-year-old man for possession of class B drugs and cultivating cannabis. He was later released on bail pending further enquiries.”

Sgt Wright added: “We would like to hear from anyone who has information in relation to drug use or supply in their local area. You can contact local police by phoning 101.”