Police raid disused Barley pub after cannabis factory tip-off

Police responded to reports that the Fox and Hounds pub in Barley had been turned into a cannabis fa

Police responded to reports that the Fox and Hounds pub in Barley had been turned into a cannabis factory. - Credit: Archant

Officers were called to a disused pub in Barley yesterday morning following reports it had been turned into a cannabis factory.

A police spokeswoman confirmed officers found plants on each floor of the Fox and Hounds pub in High Street – which closed in 2014 – just after 11.30am.

These have been seized and scenes of crime officers attended to gather further evidence.

The investigation is on-going and anyone with information that could assist police is asked to contact the Herts force via non-emergency number 101, quoting crime reference G4/16/887.