A CANNABIS farm with an estimated street value of up to £800,000 has been found at an industrial unit near Cumnock.

Police officers acting on intelligence raided the unit in Lugar at 11.10am on Thursday, May 23.

More than 1,300 cannabis plants were discovered with an estimated street value of between £265,000 and £796,000.

Detective Inspector Craig Gilmour said: “Officers remain at the scene and our enquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances.

“We are appealing for anyone with information to contact us on 101, quoting incident number 1148 of Thursday, 23 May, 2024.

“Drugs cause misery in our communities and the public has an important role to play in helping Police Scotland target those responsible for the cultivation, supply and sale of illegal substances.

“We encourage anyone with concerns or information about drugs to contact us on 101 or make a call anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”