Police are appealing for information after a cannabis factory was found near Witham.
Officers from the Braintree Community Policing team made the discovery at an address in Oak Road, Rivenhall around 3.35pm on Tuesday.
The team found a total of 185 cannabis plants inside after receiving a tip-off from the public about the set-up.
Crime scene investigators were called to help collect evidence before the factory was dismantled.
Today Im tutoring SC78042 PARRY & also took out SC78451 BAKER
Great Intel led to this cannabis set up being found in the witham area CSI have been, evidence seized & its now dismantled
Enquiries on going to the owner. Thanks u 2 my CPT colleagues & Specials for their assistance. pic.twitter.com/NRAbxhPhE1
— Pc 3655 WHEELER (@CWheele77771635) 14 May 2019
Essex Police says no arrests have been made yet but enquiries are ongoing.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Braintree Police Station on 101 quoting reference number 42/75790/19.
Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or at Crimestoppers-uk.org
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