Yorkshire flood victims caught escaping in van filled with wet cannabis plants (photos)

Every man for his…weed?

Two men attempting to escape the devastating flooding in the north of England were found driving a van packed with cannabis plants – which had been destroyed by the extreme weather.

Police intercepted a van while it was transporting the wet plants from a factory that had been flooded in Worksop, Nottingham.

Officers spotted the van speeding at around 10:30′ pm on Sunday.

Two men fled into nearby fields and officers found the van was packed full of bin bags.

Ten bags containing 25 mature cannabis plants were seized, an amount with a total street value of over £20,000.

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