UPDATE: Man arrested after drugs raid in Rushden

Police in Newton Road, Rushden, yesterday
Police in Newton Road, Rushden, yesterday

A man was arrested following a drugs warrant carried out a property in Rushden yesterday.

The Telegraph reported that armed police officers were on standby while a drugs raid was carried out in Newton Road in the town yesterday afternoon (Wednesday).

Several police officers, including some armed officers, had sealed off an area near Rushden Library while the raid took place.

Following the raid, a police spokesman today said: “A man was arrested on suspicion of possessing Class A drugs and he has since been released on bail.”