£40,000 worth of cocaine found in birthday card
More than £40,000 worth of cocaine has been discovered in a birthday card by UK Border Agency officers in Belfast.
The card containing the class A drug was posted in South Africa to an address in Glengormley.
A 21-year-old woman was arrested and later released on bail in connection with the incident.
According to a statement by the UK Border Agency the 110g find would have an estimated street value of up to £40,000 when cut with other substances.
Border Agency officers used hi-tech search equipment to detect the drug.
Maggie Eyden, UK Border Agency assistant director in Northern Ireland, said: "Our officers are on constant alert to keep drugs and other banned substances out of the UK.
"Drugs devastate lives and communities and my officers at the UK Border Agency, along with colleagues from other law enforcement agencies, are determined to stop them reaching our streets."
The 21-year-old suspect was arrested on Thursday at an an address in Glengormley. She was later released on bail pending further enquiries.
A spokesman for the UK Border Agency encouraged anyone with information about activity that might be linked to drug smuggling to call 0800 59 5000.