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Couple had cocaine strapped on them 


A man and woman have been arrested for trying to smuggle cocaine into Lanzarote.

They were caught at the airport after arriving on a flight from Madrid and were found to have packets strapped to their body.

Police said they became suspicious of the pair who showed signs of nervousness.

The woman, aged 20, and the 59-year-old man were searched. The woman was found to be carrying 558 grams and the man 521.

Both were arrested for crimes against public health.