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42-year-old man arrested after large cannabis factory discovered in Chilton Industrial Estate unit in Anderson Road, Sudbury





A person has been arrested while another remains on the run after a large cannabis factory was discovered in a town.

Officers made the discovery at around 7.55pm yesterday in a unit on the Chilton Industrial Estate in Addison Road, Sudbury.

When police entered the premises they discovered large quantities of the plants spread across two floors.

Police discovered a cannabis factory in Addison Road, on the Chilton Industrial Estate, Sudbury, last night. Picture: iStock
Police discovered a cannabis factory in Addison Road, on the Chilton Industrial Estate, Sudbury, last night. Picture: iStock

Two men were found in the building and fled the scene.

One of the suspects, a 42-year-old man, was caught and arrested on suspicion of the cultivation of cannabis.

He was taken to Bury St Edmunds Police Investigation Centre for questioning where he remains.

The other suspect remains ‘outstanding’.

Anyone with information that could aid the investigation should contact Suffolk Police on 101 or through its ‘Tell Us’ portal, quoting crime reference number 37/27098/24.

Alternatively, residents can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800555111.