A large amount of class A and B drugs, as well as £17,000 in cash have been found at a house in East Lancashire.

On Thursday, officers from the Burnley task force along with the neighbourhood policing team in Briercliffe raided a house on Halifax Road.

Once inside, police discovered a large quantity of what they suspected to be class A and class B drugs as well as the stash of money.

Two people were subsequently arrested on suspicion of drugs offences and money laundering.

A spokesperson for the police said: "Today the Burnley task force and officers from the Briercliffe NPT have attended an address in the Halifax Road area and located a large quantity of class A and class B drugs and around £17,000.

"Two people have been arrested on suspicion of drug offences and money laundering.

"This is as a direct result from information received from the local community and we will continue to target people involved in the supply of drugs to keep our community safe."