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Large group of suspected illegal immigrants found in Haverhill




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A group of 21 suspected illegal immigrants have been found in a lorry this afternoon in Haverhill.

Police were called just before 12.40pm this afternoon to reports that a number of suspected illegal immigrants had been discovered in a lorry container in Haverhill .

Officers attended the location in Iceni Way, where 21 people were found in the container.

Ambulance personnel were also called to check them over, with one person being taken to hospital for treatment.

The other 20 people are being taken into police custody at Bury St Edmunds and Martlesham, from where the investigation will be handed over to UK Immigration Enforcement officials.

At present the nationalities of the 21 people found is not known.



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