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Cannabis worth £20k found in city

Four people have been arrested and charged after two kilos of herbal cannabis worth £20,000 and cash were found in a search of two men in an Edinburgh street.

It followed an incident on Friday when two men, aged 34-year-old and 25, were detained on Calton Road.

Police also searched a property in the capital, resulting in the recovery of a small amount of herbal cannabis and the money.

A 34-year-old man and a 32-year-old woman have been charged and reported to the Procurator Fiscal.

The drugs were intended for distribution across Edinburgh and enquiries will continue. Detective Inspector David Wright said: "In excess of £20,000 of a Class B controlled drugs has been removed from the streets of Edinburgh."

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Drugs

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