A MAN who was allegedly caught red-handed by police inside a house filled with marijuana plants in Sydney’s southwest has ended up in hospital with a severely broken leg.
Police say officers were called to reports of an argument at a house on Simmat Avenue at Condell Park, in Sydney’s south-west, just before 4.30pm on Friday.
When they arrived, they allegedly found three men inside the house which they say was being used to grow cannabis.
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Police said officers chased after the three men when they allegedly tried running from the scene.
During the foot pursuit, a 23-year-old man sustained a severe compound fracture to his leg.
He was treated at the scene before being taken to Liverpool Hospital for treatment.
Two other men, aged 30 and 37, were arrested nearby and taken to Bankstown Police Station where they remained overnight, assisting police with their investigation.
A critical incident team has been dispatched to investigate all circumstances surrounding the incident.
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