A man has been charged in connection with the discovery of a cannabis factory in a town.

Officers discovered the factory at about 7.55pm on Wednesday, May 15 in a unit at Chilton Industrial Estate in Addison Road in Sudbury. 

Officers found a large cannabis grow over two floors of the property and two male suspects were located within the premises.

Two male suspects fled the scene and one of the men was arrested, while the other still remains to be found.

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Forty-two-year-old Aurel Barpeerrja was taken to Bury St Edmunds police investigation centre for questioning.

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Barpeerrja, of no fixed abode, has now been charged with the production of cannabis.

He appeared before Suffolk Magistrates' Court in Ipswich on Friday and will next appear at Ipswich Crown Court on Friday, June 14.

A police spokesperson said the signs to spot of a cannabis factory include a strong or sickly-sweet smell, blocked-off windows, high levels of heat and a buzzing sound of ventilation.