Police Find More Than They Bargained At Merton Road Call Out

Officers expected a burglar but found a fully functioning cannabis factory


The Police in Chiswick

Police responding to a report of an unsecured house discovered more than they bargained for.

Officers were called to a home in Merton Avenue on the afternoon of Tuesday 9th February by a concerned neighbour who had seen that a door had been smashed.

Officers entered the house but instead of finding a burglar on the premises, they discovered a fully functioning cannabis factory consisting of three rooms full of cannabis plants and growing equipment.

The owners of the factory however, were nowhere to be seen.

A full forensic examination has taken place and enquiries to trace the occupiers are being led by detectives from Hounslow CID.

Anyone who has information is asked to call Hounslow CID on 0300 123 1212 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

February 12, 2010