UPDATE - Police drugs raid on property on Eastgate in Sleaford this morning

Police operation on Eastgate in Sleaford this morning (Friday).
Police operation on Eastgate in Sleaford this morning (Friday).

Sleaford residents have reported coming into town this morning and seeing a police presence on Eastgate due to an operation in progress.

The drugs raid involving a number of police officers took place at around 9am this morning (Friday) at a flat in the former Waggon and Horses pub on Eastgate, with officers in two cars and a Tactical Support van involved in the incident.

The vehicles were initially parked in Eastgate car park opposite but officers were later seen entering a flat at the premises and a police van parked outside.

A Lincolnshire Police spokesman said a warrant had been executed at a property on Eastgate, adding: "A 22 year old man and a 37 year old woman were arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to supply a class A drug."