Cannabis farm found under train station

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Police have uncovered a cannabis farm underneath a train station.

British Transport Police made the find at an industrial unit under the railway bridge at Glasgow Central on Monday.

Cannabis plants valued at £15,000 were discovered during the search of the unit in Cook Street.

Officers have arrested a 57-year-old man in connection with the discovery.

A British Transport Police spokesman said: “Following a pro-active operation on Monday, 21 September 2015, British Transport Police can confirm that a 57-year-old man has been arrested and is presently detained in custody following the seizure of drugs, believed to be cannabis plants with a street value of around £15,000, from an industrial unit in Cook Street. Glasgow.

“A dwelling house in Giffnock was subsequently searched and drugs, also believed to be cannabis with a street value of around £40,000, cash and other items were recovered.”

The man is expected to appear at Glasgow Sheriff Court this week.