THOUSANDS of pounds' worth of Class A drugs have been seized at a home in Musselburgh.

Two men have been charged under the Misuse of Drugs Act after police in East Lothian recovered the drugs at an address on Eskside West.

Officers from the Community Investigation Unit carried out a proactive search of the home yesterday (Tuesday), where they seized crack cocaine worth nearly £3,500 and heroin worth £750.

Other items associated with drug dealing were also found within the property and the men, aged 61 and 39, were arrested within.

They will appear in court at a later date.

Detective Sergeant Cameron Walker from the CIU in Musselburgh said: "These harmful Class A substances have been seized as a result of information provided to us by the public and we are extremely thankful for the continued support of our communities in helping us tackle drug crime.

"If you wish to report ongoing offences of this nature in your area then please contact us on 101 or make an anonymous call to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111."