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Cannabis plants found in marshland after tip-off

PUBLISHED: 07:59 05 May 2020 | UPDATED: 16:45 06 May 2020

The cannabis plants which were discovered by Norfolk Police officers on May 4, 2020, after they cleared up an overgrown marshland area in Geldeston. Picture: South Norfolk Police

The cannabis plants which were discovered by Norfolk Police officers on May 4, 2020, after they cleared up an overgrown marshland area in Geldeston. Picture: South Norfolk Police

South Norfolk Police

Cannabis plants were found among the weeds in overgrown marshland after police were tipped off by a keen-eyed member of the public.

Officers found seven plants of the class B drug in a patch of weeds on marshland in Geldeston, near Beccles, on Monday, May 4.

South Norfolk Police tweeted: “Officers decided to remove some ‘weeds’ from this area of overgrown marshland in #Geldeston. Following some good intelligence, seven cannabis plants were found growing there.”

Broads Beat, which passed on the tip-off, tweeted: “Thank you for following up our Intel from observant member of public so quickly using @what3words.”

The overgrown marashland in Geldeston where seven cannabis plants were discovered by Norfolk Police officers on May 4, 2020. Picture: South Norfolk PoliceThe overgrown marashland in Geldeston where seven cannabis plants were discovered by Norfolk Police officers on May 4, 2020. Picture: South Norfolk Police


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