The opioids being sold from a Birmingham doorstep

A man has been filmed illegally selling prescription drugs from his home during an undercover investigation by the BBC.

He is caught on camera in Birmingham supplying addictive, opioid-based painkillers to a reporter.

When confronted about his "little trade", he says he deals because he is "absolutely broke".

You can see this story in full on BBC Inside Out West Midlands at 19:30 BST on BBC One on Monday 3 September, or via iPlayer for 30 days afterwards.

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