Heroin worth more than £1.2 million has been seized from a car on a motorway.

Police in Dumfries and Galloway found the drugs in a vehicle on the M74 on Saturday.

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Three men, aged 19, 25 and 16, from the Milton Keynes and High Wycombe areas are due to appear at Dumfries Sheriff Court today in connection with the seizure.

Police said the drugs were seized near junction 14 on the northbound carriageway.