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Police officers called to burglary discover cannabis farm in empty Romford house

PUBLISHED: 17:04 30 May 2019 | UPDATED: 17:04 30 May 2019

Police were called to reports of a burglary in Brentwood Road, Romford, and instead discovered a cannabis farm in an empty house. Picture: Paul Bennett

Police were called to reports of a burglary in Brentwood Road, Romford, and instead discovered a cannabis farm in an empty house. Picture: Paul Bennett

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Police officers called to reports of a burglary at a house in Romford instead discovered the property they had been called to was operating as a cannabis farm.

A Metropolitan Police spokeswoman confirmed officers were called at 8.33am yesterday (Wednesday, May 29) to Brentwood Road, after neighbours reported suspicious activity which they believed was a burglary in progress.

The spokeswoman confirmed to the Recorder: "Officers attended and found a quantity of cannabis plants inside the building.

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"No-one was found to be at the location."

Officers continue to investigate, but no arrests have been made yet.

Anyone with information on the property should contact police on 101.

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