Man arrested after organised crime raids by armed police

Police searched a house and an industrial estate in the Lothians during ongoing operation.

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A man has been arrested after police raided two properties as part of an investigation into organised crime.

Officers searched a home in Pinkie Drive, Musselburgh, and the Polton Hall Industrial Estate in Midlothian.

Police Scotland confirmed the raids on Tuesday were part of an ongoing investigation into organised crime.

A spokeswoman said: “Police Scotland executed search warrants at a home in Pinkie Drive, Musselburgh, and at the Polton Hall Industrial Estate in Midlothian as part of an ongoing organised crime investigation.

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“Local officers were supported by specialist resources and one man has been arrested.

“Inquiries at both addresses are continuing.”


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