Thousands of factory-farmed cannabis plants have been seized by police in Dorset. The BBC’s Nikki Mitchell saw the dramatic scenes unfold as she joined officers taking part in Operation Mille, a country-wide mission to thwart organised crime groups.
They move fast and the sound is deafening.
Specialist firearms officers are powering their way through the door of an industrial unit in Three Legged Cross, a village in east Dorset, with heavy duty tools.
Uniformed officers from Dorset Police are ready to follow in behind them.
“What always runs through your mind is who’s in there? And are we safe?” PC Kate Schofield tells me.