Cops busted a "large" cannabis farm just across the road from a primary school in Dundee.

Officers found the drugs at a property on Milton Street, just across the road from St Peter and Paul's RC Primary School.

Officers and forensics staff swooped on the property last Thursday afternoon, with local residents saying police vehicles had been stationed outside a warehouse on the street for the past few days.

Forensics teams have also been spotted coming and going.

Patrick Flynn, who has lived in the area for 15 years, said: "It has been going on for at least a day, if not more.

Officers have been stationed outside for days

"They've got forensics suits on, that's what they're wearing, but they've been there all day. I haven't seen anything being removed.

"I wouldn't be surprised around here though, it could be anything.

"I'm not sure who owns the building just now."

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Another witness said: "I was walking down the street when I saw the police vans.

"But I actually didn't notice them at first because I couldn't see any uniformed officers there at first.

"Someone had told me there were police there earlier.

"Their people there seemed to be getting out of their forensics suits."

Police have confirmed the discovery of cannabis cultivation at the site and are now asking members of the public to come forward with any information which may assist their inquiries.

A spokeswoman said: "Officers are currently in attendance at a premises in Milton Street, Dundee, after the discovery of a large cannabis cultivation on Thursday May 6.

"Inquiries are continuing and anyone with information is asked to contact Police Scotland through 101, quoting incident number 0462 of Thursday, 6 May, 2021.

"Alternatively you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111."

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