Birmingham & Black Country

Five 'illegal immigrants' detained on M6 by Aston Expressway

Five suspected illegal immigrants have been detained after being spotted on the M6 motorway in Birmingham.

Police were called at about 09:30 BST after reports five men got off a lorry between junction 6 Aston Expressway and junction 7 Great Barr.

When officers from Central Motorway Police Group arrived, the lorry had left the scene.

The men were found on a grass verge by the carriageway and detained by immigrations officers, police said.

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