Drugs raid: Police find cannabis with £1m street value in Kirkcaldy High Street premises

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A police raid on an empty shop in Kirkcaldy High Street netted £1m of cannabis, it has been revealed.

Officers executed a drug warrant on Wednesday in an operation which involved support from a police helicopter.

Their focus was the back of an empty shop on Hill Street.

Police said the search of the premises uncovered cannabis with an estimated street value of over £1 million.

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Detective Inspector Stuart Hunter of CID thanked the public for their assistance in the operation.

The building at the centre of the drugs raidThe building at the centre of the drugs raid
The building at the centre of the drugs raid

He said: “The supply and distribution of controlled drugs continues to be a priority for us.

“We will seek every opportunity to disrupt and prosecute those that are involved across Fife and on this occasion we were assisted by our colleagues in the Air Support Unit.

“We would like to thank the public for their continued support and encourage anyone who concerns about drug activity to contact Police Scotland.”