Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

Youth charged with firearms and drugs offences

A 16-year-old youth has been arrested and charged with alleged firearms and drugs offences in Edinburgh.

It follows a Lothian and Borders Police operation in the Inch area of the city on 12 February.

A police spokesman said a firearm, drugs and cash were recovered during the search which took place in the area of Cumnor Crescent and Rutherford Drive.

The teenager was due to appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on Monday.

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