BREAKING ESSEX STANFORD-LE-HOPE

An HGV driver has been arrested after four men and a teenage boy were discovered in a lorry trailer near London Gateway port

an hgv driver has been arrested after four men and a teenage boy were discovered in a lorry trailer near london gateway port

 

Police and the ambulance service attended.

A statement from the police says: “We were contacted shortly before 4.30pm on Tuesday, 13 October with reports that people could be heard inside a lorry trailer on Ocean Boulevard, Stanford-le-Hope.

“Officers arrived and found four men and a teenage boy inside the trailer.

“The lorry driver, a 26-year-old man, has been arrested on suspicion of assisting unlawful immigration.

“He remains in police custody.”