A man has been arrested after police discovered a cannabis farm in a Swansea building. Officers from South Wales Police executed a warrant at an address in Pantteg, Ystalyfera in Swansea on Sunday, April 14 where dozens of cannabis plants were discovered.

A 20-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the discovery. PC Alexandra Nethell and the Pontardawe neighbourhood policing team carried out the raid, with assistance from the Port Talbot neighbourhood policing team and police community support officers. For the latest Welsh news delivered to your inbox sign up to our newsletter.

Cannabis plants found in a property
Officers discovered dozens of plants inside the building

Sergeant Matthew Jones said: "The success of this warrant shows the importance of quick action on the intelligence that we receive from our communities. We are again grateful to our communities for their patience and support while our officers carried out the warrant and arrest, and we would encourage those whose lives are blighted by these illegal activities to continue reporting their concerns and suspicions."

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