first_imgExclusive: Gardai launched a manhunt after a suspect fled from the scene of a drugs factory in Ballyshannon last night.It is understood that detectives had the area under surveillance for some time following an undercover operation.When they pounced on the premises at Higginstown, they found almost €300,000 worth of cannabis plants. Up to 350 plants as well as various equipment used to grow the cannabis was also seized.However a man at the scene managed to flee on foot.A massive Garda manhunt was launched and the coastguard helicopter was also summoned to join in the search for the suspect.The PSNI in Fermanagh were also alerted. The area has been preserved and Garda forensics are due at the scene to process it.No arrests were made but Gardai have appealed for information in helping to find the suspect. GARDAI LAUNCH MANHUNT AFTER SUSPECT FLEES FROM DRUGS FACTORY was last modified: July 25th, 2013 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Ballyshannoncannabislast_img read more