Large police activity after cannabis plants discovered in seaside village

Police on scene in Walcott. Picture: supplied

Police on scene in Walcott. Picture: supplied - Credit: Archant

A large number of police officers are in a seaside village after cannabis plants were discovered at a house.

Police at a property in Coastline Village, Walcott. Pictures: supplied

Police at a property in Coastline Village, Walcott. Pictures: supplied - Credit: Archant

Officers were first called to Coastline Village in Walcott on the north Norfolk coast at about 10pm on Wednesday, April 22.

A resident, who did not wish to be named, said: “There was some sort of altercation last night between a man in the house and a neighbour and police were called. They have been here all night.

“This morning, many more police turned up complete with UK Power Networks to disconnect electricity supply to house concerned.”

A Norfolk police spokesman said: “Officers were called to an address in Coastline Village, Walcott at approximately 10pm last night following reports of a verbal altercation between a man at the property and a neighbour.

Police at scene in Walcott. Pictures: supplied

Police at scene in Walcott. Pictures: supplied - Credit: Archant

“On arrival, officers discovered a collection of cannabis plants at the property. A man in his early 50s was arrested in connection with the incident on suspicion of malicious communications, resisting arrest and possession of Class B drugs. He was taken to Aylsham police investigation centre for questioning. A seal is on at the address in order to seize the plants.”