Man arrested after eight people rescued from back of a lorry in Cambridgeshire

Eight people were rescued from the back of a lorry in Cambridgeshire last night.

Friday, 8th November 2019, 4:38 pm
The eight were found in the lorry after it was stopped on the A14

Officers rescued the eight from a lorry travelling on the A14 yesterday evening (7 November) after a call from someone in the back of the vehicle.

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The HGV was stopped at about 7.15pm near Spaldwick. A man who was inside the vehicle was taken to hospital, but was not seriously injured. No other injuries were reported.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of assisting unlawful immigration. The investigation and welfare of the people involved has been handed to the immigration services.