Police officers sniff out Cannabis plants in Marlpit area of Norwich

The driver of a Subaru who after initially being stopped for driving without insurance was then foun

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 - Credit: Archant

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 N

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

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.