Police uncovered a ‘large-scale’ cannabis farm at the site of a former hotel in Falkirk.

Officers swooped on the disused property on Manor Street during a planned evening raid on Friday night. A large scale cannabis operation was found inside. The estimated street value of the drugs is unknown.

Police remained at the premises on Sunday night, and the Record understands teams have been monitoring the site 24 hours a day since the discovery was first made. It is believed no arrests have yet been made in relation.

Police outside the building in Falkirk

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Around 6.30 pm on Friday, 14 October 2022, a large-scale cannabis cultivation was discovered following the search, under warrant, of a disused building on Manor Street, Falkirk.

“The value of the find has yet to be confirmed. Officers remain at the scene and enquiries are continuing.”

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