POLICE smashed their way into a home near Didcot this morning as part of a drugs operation.

A man was arrested for drugs offences as part of the raid. He remains in custody.

Officers from the local neighbourhood team, supported by colleagues from the joint operations unit, used a battering ram to knock in the door.

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It was part of the Stronghold campaign, targeted at stamping out serious organised crime.