TWO people have been arrested following a pre-planned operation at a property in Cardenden.

A large police presence was spotted in the area with forensics and a national risk ambulance crew also in attendance from around 9am this morning.

Following the incident, Police Scotland have announced that two arrests have been made for drug offences.

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A spokesperson for Police Scotland said: "Around 9am on Friday, 19 February, officers, acting on a warrant, carried out a search of a house in Dundonald Park, Cardenden.

"Two people, a man aged 37 and a woman, aged 49 have been arrested and charged in connection with offences under the Misuse of drugs Act. A report will be sent to the Procurator Fiscal.

"Detective Inspector Karen Muirhead of Dunfermline Police Station said: “This hopefully shows our determination to rid our local communities of drugs and the misery that they cause.

"We will continue to use every tool at our disposal to remove illegal drugs from our streets.

“We rely on the support of the public and I would urge anyone with information or concerns about drugs misuse to contact their local police office through 101. Alternatively Crimestoppers can be contacted on 0800 555 111, where anonymity can be maintained.”

Earlier today, Police Scotland told the Times: “We can confirm that officers are currently carrying out a pre-planned operation at an address in Dundonald Park, Cardenden.

“Enquiries are ongoing at this time.”