A Southampton man has appeared in court accused of conspiring to smuggle drugs into Bronzfield prison. 

Leroy Joshua Harris, 41, of Sarnia Court, Southampton appeared at Southampton Magistrates' Court on Tuesday.

He is charged with conspiring to bring, throw or convey a List 'A' prohibited article, namely Class B drugs, into HMP Bronzefield in Surrey. 

Harris appeared alongside Hannah Louise Higginbottom, 34, who appeared on a video link from prison. 

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She is accused of the same offence. Harris was released on unconditional bail. 

The case was committed to the crown court and adjourned.

Both are due to appear at Southampton Crown Court on July 12 for a plea and trial preparation hearing.