Police officers involved in Operation Sceptre arrest man after Halifax drugs raid

A man was arrested in Halifax as part of an operation to reduce weapon seizure and violence linked to drug misuse.

Wednesday, 5th May 2021, 10:53 am

On May 2 following intelligence from the community, officers from the Halifax Neighbourhood Policing Team executed a drugs warrant in the Siddal area.

A 19-year-old man was arrested for possession with intent to supply controlled drugs, enquires are ongoing.

A spokesperson for the NPT said: "This deployment was part of a week of action around Operation Sceptre, aimed at reducing weapon possession and violence in our communities linked to drug misuse."

A drugs raid was carried out in Siddal (Stock image)