Cannabis Farm Found In Bishop Auckland

15 May 2015, 13:53 | Updated: 15 May 2015, 13:59

Police executed a warrant at a house in Bishop Auckland this morning and found a large cannabis growing operation inside.

Officers from the Road Policing Unit forced their way into the two-bedroom property in Helena Terrace, Bishop Auckland at 8am on Friday.

A man aged 44 was arrested for cultivation of cannabis and is currently in custody.

A large growing operation was found in the upstairs of the property and aorund £4,000 worth of plants seized.

The action was filmed by a crew from Channel Five's 'Police Interceptors' programme, which is expected to start a new series in the autumn.