A MAN will appear in court charged with drug offences in Southend.

Tyrone Reid-Poleon, 18, of Langhedge Lane, London has been summons to appear at Southend Magistrate's Court at a later date.

He will answer two counts of possession with intent to supply Class A drugs and two counts of being concerned in the supply of Class A drugs.

The charges relate to an incident on Monday February 25 this year.

Police were called to an address on Hamlet Court Road during the early hours of the morning, following reports of a disturbance.

Officers arrived and arrested a 17-year-old boy on suspicion of drug offences.