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A woman who authorities say has been supplying cocaine to people in Melbourne’s CBD has been arrested in relation to an investigation into the drug.
Police allege Michelle Houghton, 27, from Melbourne’s north-west, is supplying cocaine at locations including the CBD.
Ms Houghson is accused of supplying cocaine in the CBD between March and June last year, and distributing cocaine from Melbourne to other parts of the state.
The drug is believed to be from South America.
She was arrested in Perth on Tuesday after a two-day manhunt.
Ms Hoghton, who has no prior convictions, was charged with importing and trafficking in cocaine.
Police are looking for anyone who may have seen her.