MORE than £180k worth of cannabis has been seized following a police operation in Motherwell.

Officers with a search warrant attended at Dalriada Crescent at around 6pm on Saturday, January 9.

Police say the cannabis plants and associated material recovered has been valued at more than £180,000.

No arrests have been made so far but further enquiries are ongoing.

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Sergeant Thomas Cairns said: “Drugs misuse brings nothing but misery to our communities and I want to reassure the people of Lanarkshire that we will continue to use every tool and tactic at our disposal to remove illegal substances from the streets.

“These efforts have continued throughout the ongoing pandemic and offenders should not believe themselves to be beyond the reach of the law.

“Our work often relies on the support of the public, so if you have any information or concerns about drug misuse, do not hesitate to contact Police Scotland on 101 or report this anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”