Huge cannabis farm worth £128,000 found just yards from Sheffield police station

A cannabis farm worth about £128,000 was discovered in a disused building just yards from a Sheffield police station.

Thursday, 8th October 2020, 11:52 am

Officers were called to Chapel Lane, Attercliffe – just off Attercliffe Road - at around 7.15am on Wednesday, 7 October following reports of suspicious activity at a disused building.

Upon arrival they found a 128-strong cannabis grow inside the building, which is located just 0.2 miles away from Attercliffe Police Station on Attercliffe Common.

Once ready for harvest, the plants would have a street value of £1000 each.

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The cannabis farm was found at a disused building on Chapel Lane, Attercliffe.

A spokesperson for Sheffield South East neighbourhood policing team said: “Darnall and Tinsley team were out causing disruption to people who choose to grow cannabis for a living .

“128 plants recovered and a number of forensic opportunities seized to try and identify the people responsible.”

No one has been arrested in connection with the grow so far and police enquires are ongoing.

Police found the grow after responding to reports of suspicious activity.
Police said 'a number of' forensic opportunities were seized to try and identify the people responsible.