Drugs dealers hit in police clampdown in Dewsbury

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Police arrested six people during a major crackdown on drug dealing in Dewsbury.

Officers acting on information from the community made a series of arrests on Tuesday afternoon, including three at the town’s train station.

Three more arrests were made in Huddersfield Road in Dewsbury, Sackville Street in Ravensthorpe, and Westtown.

All six people were still in custody as the Reporter went to press.

The arrests were made as part of an ongoing operation involving the supply of controlled drugs in the town.

Det Chief Insp Warren Stevenson said: “Anyone with information in relation to drugs in their community can contact the non emergency number 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”