Police have recovered cannabis worth a four-figure sum after armed officers carried out an operation in Lochend earlier today.
The pre-planned operation took place at 7am at a flat in Lochend Avenue.
Armed police surrounded the middle floor property during a stand-off which lasted several hours.
A spokesperson for Police Scotland said “Officers carried out a pre-planned operation at an address in Lochend Avenue, Edinburgh at around 7am on Sunday, 17 May.
“A quantity of cannabis, estimated to be worth a four-figure sum and other items were seized.
“Enquiries are ongoing.”