Eight people arrested on immigration offences after being discovered in back of lorry

18:03 16 January 2014

Cambridgeshire Police

Cambridgeshire Police

Archant

Eight people were arrested after they were discovered in the back of a lorry outside a food processing business yesterday.

Cambs Police were called to QV Foods, Glenthorn, March at about 2.30pm after banging was reported from inside the lorry.

When the driver opened the back of the lorry, he discovered eight people, who have been arrested on immigration offences and taken into custody.

A Cambs Police Spokesman said: “We responded to a report of a lorry pulling up outside QV Foods and banging that could be heard from inside.

“The lorry was making a delivery and was unaware of anyone in the back. When it was opened up, a number of people were discovered.

“They were arrested on immigration offences and have been taken into custody.”

0 comments

More news stories

17:02

A girls football match at a March primary school turned into a criminal investigation for affray when parents got involved in an altercation.

16:26

Get rid of your drama and visit a llama is the message from a woman who wants to open up her small holding so people can visit if they need to chill out or need inspiration.

16:17

Enterprise and dedication was celebrated in a glittering night of presentations for the eighth Fenland Enterprise Business Awards.

15:58

A man in his 80s suffered a suspected head injury after a fall in Whittlesey.

Most read stories

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Cambs Times e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up