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Police officers sniff out Cannabis plants in Marlpit area of Norwich

PUBLISHED: 23:15 10 December 2018 | UPDATED: 23:49 10 December 2018

The driver of a Subaru who after initially being stopped for driving without insurance was then found to be in possession of an extendable baton, a small quantity of cannabis and arrested after providing a positive drug wipe. Picture: Norfolk Constabulary

The driver of a Subaru who after initially being stopped for driving without insurance was then found to be in possession of an extendable baton, a small quantity of cannabis and arrested after providing a positive drug wipe. Picture: Norfolk Constabulary

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Police officers in Norwich have used their noses to unearth a hoard of cannabis plants.

Police officers have used their noses to unearth a hoard of cannabis plants in the Marlpit area of Norwich. Picture; Norfolk ConstabularyPolice officers have used their noses to unearth a hoard of cannabis plants in the Marlpit area of Norwich. Picture; Norfolk Constabulary

Officers discovered the collection of five plants and a quantity of Cannabis in the Marlpit area of the city on Monday.

Sharing the news of the find on Twitter, Norwich police tweeted: “Cannabis grow located in the Marlpit area today by the human sniffer dogs.”

The find comes on the same day as officers pulled over the driver of a Subaru in the city, who after initially being stopped for driving without insurance was then found to be in possession of an extendable baton and a small quantity of Cannabis. The driver was subsequently arrested after also providing a positive drug wipe for Cannabis.

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