Armed officers for drugs raid in Northamptonshire

Police carried out a drugs warrant in Newton Road, Rushden
Police carried out a drugs warrant in Newton Road, Rushden

Armed police were on standby while a drugs warrant was carried out at a property in Northamptonshire.

The drugs raid took place in Newton Road, Rushden, earlier this afternoon (Wednesday).

Police at the scene in Newton Road, Rushden

Police at the scene in Newton Road, Rushden

A police spokesman said they had carried out a drugs warrant in Newton Road, but it was not yet known if any arrests had been made.

The spokesman added that several police officers, including some armed officers, had sealed off an area near Rushden Library while the raid was carried out.