OFFICERS made a string of arrests during a crime crackdown day.

A warrant for stolen property was carried out in Grimethorpe on April 10 where amphetamine, cannabis resin and cannabis bush were found along with suspected stolen property.

A 44-year-old man was arrested and released on police bail, pending further enquiries.

A 24-year-old man and a 19-year-old woman were arrested and released on police bail after a second warrant was carried out in Grimethorpe and cannabis was found.

Barnsley Council removed almost one tonne off rubbish including two sofas, and 13 addresses were visited for children with poor school attendance.

Acting police sergeant Nick Redfearn, said: "This operation has been extremely successful and by working alongside Barnsley Council, South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue and Chevin Homes.

"We have been able to share intelligence, work together and start to address many of the concerns raised by residents of Grimethorpe, Brierley and Cudworth.

"There will be many more days of action planned for the year."