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UK cops say couple they arrested over Gatwick are no longer suspects

People stranded at gatwick airport.
Gatwick airport. Photo: Isabel Infantes/PA Images via Getty Images.

Sussex police released the two people who were thought to have been in connection with the drone disruption that caused London Gatwick airport to shut down and cancel 760 flights last week, AP reports.

What's new: The man and woman are no longer being considered as suspects. Police say the motive of the drone operators is still unknown, however it's not believed to be “terror-related.” British military personnel are stationed at Gatwick to fend off drone use and try to keep the airport operating if another drone is spotted.

Go deeper: The drone nightmare is here