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Pot grow operation discovered in Escondido business

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SAN DIEGO, Calif. (CBS 8) - The DEA is investigating a marijuana growing operation discovered inside an Escondido business.

Authorities say more than 250 pot plants were growing inside this warehouse.

Escondido police stumbled onto it Monday morning, after thieves broke in and stole about 200 of the plants.

A nearby business reported the crime after seeing broken glass.

Police are trying to figure out who owns the business.

The total value of the marijuana could have been as much as about $800,000.

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