Police arrest illegal immigrants in Worksop

Police pull over a lorry on the A57, near Netherton Road  (w110705-4a)
Police pull over a lorry on the A57, near Netherton Road (w110705-4a)

POLICE have arrested a group of illegal immigrants after finding them at the back of a lorry in Worksop this morning (Tuesday).

The group of five men, two women and a child were found in a food distribution lorry after it was stopped around 8.57am on the A57 near Netherton Road.

The driver is said to have alerted the police after hearing noises at the back of his lorry.

A police spokesman said: “They have been arrested and taken to the Bridewell custody suite in Nottingham, and will later be dealt with by the UK Border Agency.”