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

Yesterday, 15:00

Council leader Steve Count today backed MP Steve Barclay’s call for a probe into the Greater Cambridge and Peterborough Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP).

Yesterday, 13:20

Fenland trade unionists are to unfurl protest banners at Freedom Bridge, Wisbech, to coincide with the inauguration 4,000 miles away of President elect Donald Trump.

Yesterday, 09:59

A March man in his 60s was assaulted with a metal bar before thieves stole money and a gold chain from his caravan in Longhill Road on Saturday (14).

Yesterday, 16:49

A seriously ill three-year-old girl from Wisbech had her wish granted to become a princess for the day.

Most read stories

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Wisbech Standard e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up