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Police: 53 marijuana plants found inside Marble Hill apartment

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A large amount of marijuana has been found inside of a Marble Hill apartment building, according to police.

Police say 53 marijuana plants were removed from the building on Wednesday. Residents say authorities were all over the building for the past two days.

Residents News 12 spoke with say they've become used to hearing about pot grow operations in their building. They say authorities busted two separate fifth floor apartments for weed and grow house equipment last December.

The NYPD did not specify where the pot plans were removed from, but residents say it does not come as a shock to tenants.

Police have not made any arrests yet as they say the investigation is ongoing. 

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