Lorry driver and 18 stowaways arrested on M25
Eighteen suspected illegal immigrants have been arrested after people were spotted climbing out of a lorry parked on the hard shoulder of the M25.
Surrey Police said a number of people called them to report a group getting out of a truck near Clacket Lane services at about 09:00 GMT on Tuesday.
A total of 18 adults were arrested on suspicion of illegal entry following a helicopter and dog search of the area.
The lorry driver was also held on suspicion of immigration offences.
In a statement, Surrey Police said the investigation was being handed over to border officials.