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Devon woman caught smuggling cocaine

St Pancras Station

She was stopped in London on Sunday

A woman from Devon has appeared in court charged with attempting to smuggle cocaine into the UK.

24-year-old Jade Cherise Sarwar from Torquay was stopped at St Pancras International station after getting off a Eurostar service from Paris on Sunday (13th February).

Border Force Officials searched her bags and found around half a kilo of cocaine, thought to be worth around £20,000.

She was questioned by officers from the National Crime Agency and charged with importation offences. 

She'll stay in custody until her next court appearance in February.

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