Gardai in Tullow are still hunting for a man who fled after a grow house was uncovered in Rathvilly yesterday.
The discovery was made when the fire service were called out to a housefire in Slaney Bank View. The blaze started due to overloading on the ESB meter.
€200,000 worth of cannabis was seized and a man in his 70’s living in the house was arrested – he is still being detained for questioning this morning.
A second man who is Asian and believed to be aged in his 30’s or 40’s fled through the back door.
There has been two sightings of him since – he was seen in Rathvilly around 10 o’ clock yesterday morning wearing a cream coloured over-suit and carrying a blue holdall.
He was seen again later near the national school at around 2pm.
Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to get in touch with the Gardai in Tullow on 059 9151222.