A MUSSELBURGH man has been jailed after he was caught trying to smuggle drugs into a music festival.

Alex Elliot, 18, was part of a group apprehended as they tried to smuggle the drugs into the Creamfields festival in Cheshire.

Elliot, of Greenfield Park, admitted possessing MDMA with intent to supply and possessing cocaine.

He was sentenced to two years and four months in prison at Warrington Crown Court.

Elliot was part of a group of 13 men and one woman caught trying to bring drugs into the festival.

Some of them attempted to conceal the drugs in beer cans and Kinder eggs.