Woman hid cocaine in heels at Australian airport

By Daniel Uria
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Aug. 7 (UPI) -- A woman from the United States was found attempting to smuggle cocaine into Australia by hiding it in her shoes and other clothing.

Australian Federal Police shared a photo of cocaine hidden in the bottom of a high heel, belonging to the unidentified 49-year-old woman traveling to Australia from Los Angeles, Calf.


"This Cinderella shouldn't expect a handsome prince anytime soon..." police said.

The woman was was selected for baggage examination upon arriving at Sydney International Airport on Friday when Australian Border Force officers discovered about 4.4 pounds stashed in her clothing, shoes, make-up products and other items in her suitcase.

AFP officers charged the woman with importing a commercial quantity of a border controlled drug and she appeared in court on Saturday.

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