Police have discovered that the town known as "Hucking" which lies on Cuckold Hill between Ansty and Hickstead is totally fictitious. The mocked up town which covers an area of 400 metres square is actually just a few feet of earth and cardboard buildings covering an elaborate underground complex used solely for growing cannabis.
A hatch in the mocked up local Post Office, complete with stuffed cat, leads down to the huge underground plant of inter-connected ladders and hatches, powered by artificial lighting.
A tourist stopping by to call in for a first class stamp sparked the alert after attempting to get served in the Post Office. The tourist said today in a statement, "A swarthy unshaven man came to the counter when I rang the bell. I was a bit taken aback as he was carrying an AK-47 and his cat was obviously dead. When I asked for a Special Issue Set he winked and gave me a little packet of something costing thirty quid."
However, the real clincher was when the tourist and his family spotted several grazing goats seeming to fall through potholes in a nearby field.
A spokesman for Sussex Police said the tourists had called the police as thirty quid is clearly extortionate for an ounce of weed and they were outraged. But the growers, being led into custody seemed to think that the goats were to blame for their demise, shouting to waiting reporters, " We'd have got away with it if it wasn't for those meddling kids."