VIDEO: £1.5 million cannabis factory found in former card shop in Rotherham

Cannabis plants worth £1.5 million were found during a raid of a former card shop in Rotherham town centre this morning.

Police officers discovered the drug den in a former Clinton Cards shop on College Street.

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Cannabis plants worth 1.5 million were found in a house in Rotherham today

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Plants worth an estimated £1.5 million were found during the police raid.

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Two men, aged 32 and 35, have been arrested on suspicion of cultivating cannabis and remain in police custody.

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Officers expect to remain in the disused card shop for most of the day while the cannabis factory is dismantled.

Anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101.