ALMOST 200 cannabis plants were found when police raided a property in Blaenau Gwent.

Gwent Police officers discovered 187 cannabis plants at an address in Cwm.

Blaenau Gwent officers posted about the discovery on Twitter, along with pictures of the plants.


"Blaenau Gwent neighbourhood teams have been working alongside the Neighbourhood enforcement team and investigations are ongoing," read the tweet.

A Gwent Police spokeswoman said: "Officers attended to the old Post Office in Mill Terrace, Cwm, Ebbw Vale, yesterday (Tuesday), shortly before 4pm.

"A large cannabis factory – believed to be around 187 cannabis plants - were found within the unused building.

"A 20-year-old man from Ebbw Vale has been arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the production of a controlled drug of class B – cannabis and is in police custody."