Prince’s SNT seize cannabis plants 14 Sep 16:38



Lambeth Borough Metropolitan Police officers from Prince’s Safer Neighbourhoods Team (SNT) have seized cannabis plants and related paraphernalia from an address in Kennington, SE11.

Police were called on Monday 12 August by an eviction officer from Lambeth Living who had attended the address to evict the current tenant. When they attended the address they found that they were unable to gain access to the property. Officers attending forced entry and found that the premises were being used to cultivate cannabis.

Officers seized approximately 130 plants from the address.

Enquires are ongoing.PC Hannon of Prince’s SNT says, "This is a good example of local officers working in partnership with Lambeth living to make the community a safer place to live." Lambeth Living chief executive Neil Litherland said; "This case sends a clear message – we will always take action to notify the police about tenants we believe are acting illegally, and tenants acting against the law will be evicted".

Anyone with further information can report information anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.