Shropshire Star

Two men arrested and cannabis allegedly worth £1m seized in Wellington raid

Two men have been arrested and cannabis plants worth a reported £1 million have been seized in a raid in Telford.

Last updated
The haul was reportedly worth £1m. Photo: Telford Cops

The drugs haul was discovered at a vacant building in Wellington town centre on Friday when a warrant was executed.

Photographs shared by West Mercia Police showed police cars parked on Walker Street and a large number of plants and equipment from inside the property.

Police on Walker Street, Wellington. Photo: Telford Cops

A police spokesperson said: "Cannabis plants with a street value of approximately 1 million pounds were discovered at a disused premises in Wellington town centre on Friday.

"Officers from the town's Safe Neighbourhood Team made the discovery following the execution of a warrant. Two men have been arrested."