A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of cultivating cannabis, after police found 20 plants at an address in North Yorkshire.
Police entered a house in Southlands Grove, Newby, on Thursday afternoon, and in an upstairs room found a man with a watering can and hose pipe, as well as fans, lighting equipment, and about 20 cannabis plants.
The 28-year-old man, from Scarborough, was arrested on suspicion of cultivating cannabis and was later released under investigation.
The plants and growing equipment were seized for forensic examination.
A spokesperson for North Yorkshire Police said: "People should be alert to the signs of cannabis cultivation in their area, and report any suspicions they have to the police – we will take action.
To report any suspicions phone North Yorkshire Police on 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.