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Has anyone lost 37 dope plants, Bolton cops nonchalantly ask on Facebook

Hopeful social media appeal targets 'forgetful horticulturist'

The South Bolton tentacle of Greater Manchester Police has scored itself a bit of net kudos with a Facebook appeal for a "forgetful horticulturist" to come forward and claim 37 "mislaid" marijuana plants.

The appeal on the GMP Bolton Facebook page, with photo of the mislaid cannabis plants

The potted pot plants were dumped in Moses Gate Country Park in the south east of the town, although why is a mystery.

It's likely to remain so, too, since it seems highly unlikely that anyone will take up the force's offer to discuss the matter down at the station. ®

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