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Cannabis plants seized by police in Ainslie

Police have seized 23 cannabis plants after searching a home in Ainslie on Friday evening.

The police were alerted to the crop after the owner of the home went to inspect his rental property and saw a number of items indicating the possibility of a grow house inside the home.

The inside of a grow house in Ainslie, found with 23 cannabis plants.
The inside of a grow house in Ainslie, found with 23 cannabis plants. Photo: Supplied by ACT Policing

The owner called police, who then conducted an external property search and set up a crime scene about 5.10pm. 

Police executed a search warrant on the property about 9.10pm, and found 23 cannabis plants and a hydroponic set-up within two rooms.

Police seized the plants and the hydroponic equipment, including transformers, leads, an irrigation system and lighting.

ACT Police said an offender had been identified and inquiries were continuing.