POLICE have discovered a suspected cannabis farm in Welshpool high street after officers seized a “large quantity” of plants.

Dyfed Powys Police confirmed that the plants were found at an address in the town centre on Monday, January 8.

Heavy police activity was reported in the centre of town late on Monday afternoon, at around 5pm, with police tape now covering the door to the former HSBC building on the corner of where Broad Street and Berriew Street meet.

“Dyfed Powys Police proactive drugs team executed a warrant at a property in Welshpool on Monday, January 8,” the force said in a statement.

“A large quantity of cannabis plants have been seized. The building was in a dangerous condition and Scottish Power have been called to assist.”

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