Better Manchester Police (GMP) made the invention on the former Failsworth Police Station, Oldham, which was closed six years in the past.
Police mentioned in a Fb submit: “The constructing was vacated by the Police six years in the past as a part of the cuts to the Police funds and never utilized by us since.
“It was offered at public sale a short while later. The constructing has been privately owned ever since.
“It was a bit surreal although seeing the outdated Inspector’s workplace filled with root balls and empty pots.”
Police mentioned they consider the crops had been faraway from the “large” cannabis farm early on Wednesday morning, simply hours earlier than they entered it.
Soil, empty pots and lightweight sources have been all that remained within the constructing, which was as soon as residence to the Failsworth and Hollinwood Neighbourhood Policing Workforce.
Police mentioned different gadgets on the scene steered these rising the category B drug had been sleeping there – and the property’s electrical energy meter had been bypassed.