Cocaine found in cakes at Gatwick

Two people have been charged with drug trafficking offences after cocaine worth up to £1 million was found hidden inside cakes at Gatwick Airport.

The 10-kilo haul was seized from baggage at the airport's South Terminal yesterday afternoon following the arrival of a flight from Jamaica.

A spokesman for the Border Force said two British nationals from the West Midlands had been charged with attempting to import a Class A drug.

Kris Millwood, 29, from West Bromwich, and Sherelle Burke, 22, from Coseley, will appear at Croydon Magistrates' Court later today.

Ingrid Smith, of the Border Force at Gatwick, said:

"Drug trafficking is a serious offence and those convicted face long prison sentences."

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