Child, 3, used to smuggle drugs into prison

A woman has attempted to smuggle soft drugs into the prison at Vught using a three-year-old child, local broadcaster Omroep Brabant said on Wednesday, without giving further details.

The attempt was foiled by security officials and social workers are involved, the broadcaster said. It is unclear what the relationship between the woman and the child.

All visitors to the prison, which includes a high-security unit, a psychiatric unit and a remand home, have to go through strict screening on arrival.

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