MEXICO CITY -- Mexican federal police have seized more than 1,300 pounds (600 kilograms) of cocaine in eight suitcases at the capital's international airport.

The National Security Commission said in a statement Friday that three people were arrested when they claimed the suitcases from the flight that originated in Caracas, Venezuela.

The suitcases contained 545 packages of cocaine wrapped in tape. Authorities did not say when the seizure occurred. (AP)