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Police detain parents of two-year-old who tested positive for cocaine in Spain

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Police detain parents of two-year-old who tested positive for cocaine in Spain
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14:41 CEST+02:00
Spanish authorities have arrested the mother and father of a two-year old boy who had traces of drugs in his urine.

The child was admitted intoxicated to the Virgen de Valme hospital in Sevilla on August 26th. Subsequent tests on the child found traces of methadone and cocaine in his urine, according to a police statement. 

Both parents were arrested by Spanish police on August 30th. 

The father has previous convictions for drug trafficking and domestic abuse, reports El Mundo.

Both the two-year-old, who was discharged, and his two brothers, five and six years old, were placed in the custody of their paternal grandparents.

READ MORE: Spanish police seize 5.5 tonnes of cocaine in ‘one of biggest busts' ever

 

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