Two people have been arrested following the seizure of controlled drugs worth around €23,000 in Waterford last night.

A quantity of alprazolam tablets were found in a vehicle by gardaí conducting patrols in St John's Park in Waterford city at about 11.40pm.

A man in his late 30s and a youth were arrested at the scene.

They are both being questioned at Waterford Garda Station.