POLICE have launched an investigation after a man was allegedly caught with a class A drug.

A 52-year-old has been reported by cops after being accused of having the substance in his possession.

The incident is said to have happened on February 25 at around 1.15pm at Wylie Crescent Cumnock.

PC Craig Marshal said: "We used intelligence provided by the community to proactively deter, detect and arrest those involved in the supply of controlled drugs. 

"We have shared this information with East Ayrshire Council to support tenancy action."