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Police arrest 27 on suspicion of illegally entering UK

Police have arrested 27 people on suspicion of illegally entering the UK after stopping a lorry at Cobham Services in Surrey.

Surrey Police's road division said the driver of the lorry was also arrested.

A police spokesperson told ITV News:

Surrey Police was called to Cobham Service Station at around 10.50am on Friday 28 August following suspicions around a lorry parked at the location.

On arrival 27 people were detained on suspicion of illegal entry .

Ambulance crews also attended the scene and medically assessed the people.

Surrey Police have now handed this investigation to the UK Visas and Immigration Service.

– Surrey Police
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