Stoke & Staffordshire

'Illegal' workers at car company in Tamworth

Ten suspected illegal workers have been arrested following a raid at a business in Tamworth.

Immigration officers went to Euro Car Parts in the Dordon area on Thursday morning.

They found men from, India, Nigeria and Afghanistan working in different parts of the warehouse, a spokesman said.

Sean Flaherty, from the UK Border Agency in Staffordshire said they went to the site with police and spoke to about 200 staff.

"We had a large number of officers, who approached the business - it was a mixture of police and UK border officers," he said.

"The police were put in place to form a cordon around the warehouse - and we're talking a very large business around 400,000 sq ft - and then we started to screen the staff.

"It was around about 200 staff we spoke to."

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