Cannabis and cannabis plants have been seized after police raided a house in Chickerell.

Officers visited the house yesterday after receiving reports the Class B drug was being grown there.

A spokesman for Weymouth & Portland Police said: "Officers from the Neighbourhood Policing Team attended an address in Chickerell as a result of community intelligence, regarding the possible cultivation of cannabis.

"Whilst at the address, officers located a small number of cannabis plants growing in an outbuilding. A quantity of cannabis and cannabis plants have been seized. Enquiries continue.

"Anyone with information regarding the cultivation or supply of drugs is asked to contact Dorset Police at, via email or by calling 101. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via"


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