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Police appealing for information after cannabis plants worth £450,000 were seized in Cumnock 

Officers in Ayrshire are appealing for information after cannabis plants worth a street value of £450,000 were seized following the discovery of a cannabis cultivation in Cumnock

Around 9.10 am on Tuesday 16 July 2019 officers searched a premises on an industrial estate on Ayr Road after information was received. Enquiries are ongoing.

East Ayrshire Area Commander, Chief Inspector Gillian Docherty said;

"Tackling Drug supply remains a key priority in East Ayrshire and this is a significant seizure.

"We are totally committed to disrupting and identifying drug dealers in our communities and will continue to work hard every day and be pro-active in our efforts.

"I wish to thank the community for their vigilance and vital support to help tackle these issues" Anyone with information or concerns about crime in their community is encouraged to contact Police Scotland by called 101 (in an emergency always dial 999). Information can also be passed via independent charity Crime Stoppers by calling 0800 555 111 where anonymity can be maintained.


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