Police discover cannabis plants and stolen machinery in Brington raid


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Police officers have foiled a cannabis growing operation after plants and equipment were found in a late night raid in Brington.

Huntingdon officers, along with members of the Rural Crime Action Team and Cambridgeshire police’s tactical team carried out a warrant on a property in the village last Wednesday (May 24), at about 9.30pm.

During a search of the property more than 10 cannabis plants were discovered, as well as a ‘significant quantity’ of cannabis and three vans carrying growing equipment.

Officers also found a host of stolen machinery and transport including a caravan, two quad bikes and two horse boxes.

An Ifor Williams tipper trailer - which police believe may have been stolen, two twin axle flatbed trailers and a sprayer were also found at the scene.

A spokesman for Cambridgeshire police said that an investigation into what was discovered at the site is currently ongoing.