A teenager is due in court today (Thurs) following the discovery of a cannabis factory in Cobridge, Stoke-on-Trent.

Officers were called to a former shop on Waterloo Road on Tuesday after information was received about suspicious activity at the address.

An 18-year-old was arrested at the property and subsequently charged with production of cannabis. Cung Simh Nguyen, of Cobridge, was due to appear before magistrates in Newcastle today (Thurs).

Following the discovery at the property officers from the West Midlands Cannabis Disposal Team cleared the property of cannabis. Approximately 350 plants were recovered.

An investigation into the matter is ongoing. Anyone with information, or who has seen suspicious persons and/or activity at the location, is asked to contact Staffordshire Police on 101, quoting incident 279 of December 8, or you can contact the independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or through their Anonymous Online Form atĀ

No personal details are taken, information cannot be traced or recorded and you will not go to court.

Author: sp16394

Press Officer at Staffordshire Police