Surrey

Sixteen 'illegal immigrants' found in refrigerated lorry

  • 5 August 2014
  • From the section Surrey

A lorry with 16 men suspected of being illegal immigrants has been stopped at a motorway service station in Surrey, police said.

The men were found in a refrigerated unit after the driver reported hearing someone in the back of his lorry at Cobham services on the M25 on Monday.

Paramedics were called but none of the men, who are all thought to be from Ethiopia, needed medical treatment.

They were taken to various custody centres across Surrey.

The men were arrested on suspicion of entering the country illegally.

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