Police vow to continue acting on tip-offs despite unsuccessful drug raid in Sheffield

Police chiefs have vowed to continue acting on information from local residents despite an unsuccessful drug raid in Sheffield.

Monday, 17th May 2021, 11:39 am
Police raided a flat in Sharrow, Sheffield, last week acting on information about suspected drug dealing

Officers raided a property in Sharrow last week in response to information from the local community about suspected drug dealing.

A search of the flat failed to uncover any evidence of dealing.

South Yorkshire Police posted a photograph of officers in action as they forced entry to the flat.

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Afterwards, the Sheffield South West Neighbourhood Policing Team said efforts to tackle the supply of drugs in the city would continue.

“Officers executed a warrant at an address in Sharrow following information from members of the local community alleging drug dealing at this location,” the team said.

“On this occasion a full search of the property proved negative.

“We will keep acting on information received re drug dealing in our communities.”

To pass on information about drug dealing in Sheffield communities call South Yorkshire Police on 101.

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