Superintendent Geoff Wessell of Avon and Somerset Constabulary
Media playback is unsupported on your device
Video

Police: 'Illegal immigrants' found in lorry

Fifteen people suspected of being illegal immigrants have been discovered by police in the back of a lorry in Somerset.

Supt Geoff Wessell of Avon and Somerset Constabulary said members of the public raised the alarm after hearing noises coming from the vehicle.

He said the people inside had been in a distressed state.

Supt Wessell confirmed that the driver of the lorry had been arrested.

  • 19 Aug 2014
  • From the section UK
Go to next video: 'Illegal immigrants' found in lorry