Thursday, October 22, 2020
No menu items!

Fifteen people found in lorry on motoryway in southern England arrested – police

Fifteen people were arrested after being found in the back of a lorry on a motorway near the southern English town of Chippenham on Wednesday (November 6) night, police said. 

Aged between 16 and 30, all 15 men were arrested on suspicion of entering the UK illegally, Wiltshire police said in a written statement. One person was taken to hospital but was later released and taken into custody, police said. 

Footage filmed in the early hours of Thursday (November 7) showed police officers and emergency services at the scene before the lorry was driven away. 

The driver, a man in his 50s said to be from Ireland, was arrested on suspicion of assisting illegal entry into the UK, police said. The nationalities of the people found in the lorry were unclear.

(Production: Iona Serrapica)

Latest News

Biden arrives in Nashville ahead of final presidential debate

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden and his wife Dr. Jill Biden arrived in Nashville Thursday (October 22)...

Goldman Sachs to pay nearly $3 bln to settle charges over 1MDB scandal role

Goldman Sachs on Thursday (Oct. 22) agreed to pay nearly $3 billion to settle a probe into its role in Malaysia's 1MDB...

Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs Invites Houstonians to the Music Friendly Community Workshop

HOUSTON, TX - The Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs (MOCA) and the Texas Music Office are co-hosting the live virtual Music...

Man shot and killed at SE gas station

HOUSTON, TX – An investigation is pending after a man is found with several gunshot wounds at a gas station Wednesday night.

Target opens new retail location

HOUSTON, TX - A new Target store is coming to the Shepherd Square Shopping Center, a company spokesperson confirmed.

More Articles Like This