Tyne & Wear

Two detained after cocaine found at Newcastle Airport

A man and a woman will appear in court after 3kg of cocaine was seized at Newcastle Airport.

They were detained on Tuesday morning after the class A drugs were found in luggage.

The two Czech nationals, aged 33 and 45, gave addresses in London and will appear at Newcastle Magistrates' Court later.

They were arrested after disembarking a flight from Brussels. They are charged with importing a controlled substance.

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