Three people are due in court after cops uncovered a massive three-floor cannabis factory in a former nightclub.
Officers smashed their way through several reinforced doors to access the building on Trinity Street, Coventry, where they discovered around 1,000 cannabis plants.
As well as the crop – said to be worth more than £1million, National Crime Agency officers recovered sophisticated planting, growing and irrigation equipment, valued at around £150,000
Two men tried to flee the site but were tracked by the West Midlands Police drone unit and detained along with a third man.
NCA branch Commander Adam Warnock said: “This is a significant drug seizure which will have a huge impact on the organised crime groups involved, depriving them of commodity and profit.
“The size of the cannabis factory was significant and sophisticated, spread across…