POLICE are currently searching an Eastwood property after executing a drugs warrant at the address this morning (Tuesday).
Residents got a rude awakening as cops smashed down the front door of a house on Selwyn Street at 8am.
Officers in protective gear stormed the terraced property and began searching the address after receiving a tip-off.
The raid is part of a day of action in Rotherham - dubed Operation Duxford - in which officers are carrying out high profile raids, searching for wanted people and carrying out traffic checks, among others activities.
Eighty police officers will take part in the operation and a public engagement event will take place this afternoon at Ferham Park, Kimberworth.
Chief Con Stephen Watson said: “Operation Duxford is about being visible and demonstrates that we are approachable people.
“It is co-ordinated activity that puts organised crime gangs to flight.
“It’s showing the public we really mean business on their behalf.”
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