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Six people arrested after being found in a lorry full of lettuce

Photo: Twitter: @whitchurch06

Six people have been arrested on after they were found in the back of a lorry carrying lettuce in Hampshire.

Firefighters were called to a lorry on Newbury Road in Whitchurch in the early hours of Tuesday morning.

Police were concerned that there were people in the back of the vehicle with hazardous material.

Credit: Twitter: @whitchurch06

Fire crews had to remove boxes containing thousands of lettuces from the LGV.

Hampshire Police say they arrested six people on immigration offences.

They've been handed over to UK Border Force who are investigating the incident.

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