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Man bailed after police stop lorry with 15 people on board

Avon and Somerset Police say they have stopped a lorry containing 15 people suffering from possible dehydration.

The vehicle was stopped at a service station off the A303 at Southfields roundabout near Ilminster, Somerset at about 1pm.

A German national arrested on suspicion of facilitating the unlawful entry of people into the UK has been released on bail. He is understood to be the driver of the lorry.

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'Back doors were moving' when police stopped lorry

Police could see the back doors of the lorry moving as the people inside knocked to be let out, the officer in charge of the investigation has said.

Somerset Area Superintendent Geoff Wessell spoke to ITV News:

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