UPDATED Three released following discovery of cannabis grow

Updated on 12/2/19 at 2:18 p.m.

Three men who were arrested following the discovery of more than 100 cannabis plants in Leicester have been released.

Police discovered the plants growing at a disused pub in Tudor Road on Sunday evening (10 February). Officers had been called to a report of a fight taking place close by.

Yesterday (Monday 11 February) a 28-year-old man who was arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the production of cannabis was released with no further action to be taken.

Two other men, aged 19 and 18 and both from Leicester, were also arrested on suspicion of burglary.

The 19-year-old man has been released with no further action to be taken. The 18-year-old was issued with a conditional caution after he admitted being in possession of a small quantity of cannabis.

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