Elderly couple 'unwittingly' grew monstrous cannabis plant
An elderly couple in Bedford received a visit from police after unwittingly growing a ginormous cannabis plant in their back garden.
Seizedtoday. Elderly couple bought shrub at car boot sale, tended carefully-biggest cannabis plant we had seen!! twitter.com/BedfordLPT/sta…— Bedford LPT (@BedfordLPT) October 5, 2012
Officers had been called to the house after the pot plant was spotted over a fence, growing in the back garden.
It turned out the pensioners had bought the plant as a small shrub from a car boot sale and carefully tended to it until it was the luxuriant specimen shown in this photo.
That's right, this being 2012 the police officers Tweeted a photo of the plant … but don't try to find it, it's already been seized by cops.