A massive cannabis farm was discovered in an empty shop unit on Falkirk’s High Street.
Police are understood to have made the discovery after a tip off.
The plants were being grown just yards from the busy main street.
Officers have removed over 1100 cannabis plants and are hunting for those involved.
A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: “Police in Forth Valley are investigating following the recovery of a cannabis cultivation in Falkirk High Street.
“The cultivation was discovered at an address in the High Street on Thursday, March 23, resulting in the seizure 1141 plants.
“Inquiries are currently ongoing, and officers are following a positive line of enquiry. Anyone with information is asked to contact Police Scotland on 101.