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Cannabis factory discovered in Collier Row as police seize pit bull

PUBLISHED: 13:54 30 April 2014 | UPDATED: 14:13 30 April 2014

Police have uncovered a cannabis factory in a property where they also seized a pit bull type dog.

A 48-year-old man has been arrested after officers executed a warrant at an address in Collier Row on Saturday following reports of the animal being kept there.

During their search they uncovered a cannabis factory in a back room with 20 mature plants found growing in tents inside a locked room.

The man was arrested on suspicion of cultivating cannabis and possessing a fighting dog, before being bailed until May.

Havering’s Wildlife officer, Anthony Kiddle is investigating and enquiries continue.

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