Five men have been charged with offering drugs to undercover police officers.

They appeared in court today accused of offering the sale of Class A and B drugs.

Curtis Barclay, 21, of Southwell Grove in Leytonstone, is accused of dealing cannabis on four separate occasions.

Hayden Brown, 23 of Melon Road in Leyton, is alleged to have offered to sell cannabis to officers in Leytonstone Underground station, Harrington Road and Burghley Road on eight different occasions.

Jordan Brown, 21, of Melon Road, is accused of offering to sell cocaine to an officer in High Road, Wanstead, and Leytonstone High Road.

He also faces a charge of possessing cannabis.

Kauri Carriere, 30, of Neville Close in Leytonstone, is also accused of selling drugs including heroin, cocaine and diamorphine to an undercover officer.

Aaron Simon, 24, of Cathall Road in Leytonstone, faces one charge of supplying cannabis to police officers.

All five will appear at Thames Magistrates Court today.