Cannabis factory discovered in Kilburn flat

Police raid address in Winterleys, Albert Road, this morning

Police have nipped a potential cannabis factory in the bud after raiding a flat in Kilburn this morning.

Officers stormed the address in Winterleys, Albert Road, following reports from residents of a strong smell.

They discovered a zip up tent in the bedroom containing nine cannabis plants in early stages of growth and hydroponic equipment used to grow the plants.

All the equipment and plants were seized.

A 23-year-old man was arrested for possession and cultivation of cannabis

Sergeant Graeme Day, from Kilburn and Queens Park Safer Neighbourhoods Team, said: “Due to the local residents concerns we were able to act immediately to stop this crop being harvested.

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“We have built a strong relationship with the local community and if it was not for their help in providing us with this information we would not have got this great result.”

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