Man is charged after drug seizure at City of Derry Airport

City of Derry Airport
Image caption Border Force officers stopped the man in City of Derry Airport after he got off a flight from Portugal

A 31-year-old man has been charged with attempting to smuggle cannabis with an estimated street value of £3,000 into the UK via City of Derry Airport.

The man, who is originally from Portugal but currently lives in County Tyrone, was detained after he got off a flight from Faro to Derry on Thursday.

He was arrested after Border Force officers found over half a kilo of suspected cannabis in baggage.

He is due to appear before Londonderry Magistrates' Court on 29 August.