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Breaking News ! A man has been arrested after a cannabis factory was discovered in Walsall. More than 300 plants were found over three storeys of an undisclosed property. The team from St Matthew's Police took to Twitter to share a photograph from the scene, which can be viewed above . An accompanying post said: "Team 1 have found yet another cannabis factory with over 300 plants over three storeys and have a male in custody." Read More Related Articles Black Country Live newsletter - daily news direct to your inbox Read More Related Articles Brawl in Walsall street results in four arrests The exact location has not been revealed but West Midlands Police has been contacted for more information. Tell-tale signs that a home is being used to grow drugs include a sweet smell and shuttered windows. These properties also sometimes pose a serious fire hazard if the electricity meter has been bypassed or overloaded. Video Loading Video Unavailable Click to play Tap to play The video will start in8Cancel Play now Cannabis is categorised as a class B drug in the UK those found in possession could face an on-the-spot fine of £90.
. Those convicted for supplying or production can face up to 14 years in prison. Anyone who suspects a property is being used to grow drugs is urged to contact police via Live Chat at www.west-midlands.police.uk between 8am and midnight. Alternatively, call 101 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
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