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"Large group of migrants" discovered in lorry in Send

"Large group of migrants" discovered in lorry in Send

Published by the Eagle Radio News Team at 4:55pm 25th June 2019. (Updated at 5:59pm 25th June 2019)

Emergency services are dealing with a migrant incident in Send.

Surrey Police say they were called to the scene at around 2pm and stopped the lorry in London Road. 

The vehicle, with a large ground of "clandestine migrants on board" was heading towards Surrey on the A3. 

Enquiries are underway to establish how many people are involved and the circumstances surrounding the incident.

Photo Credit: Tony Harrison

Those who were on board the lorry are being provided with medical treatment, although it is not believed that there are any immediate concerns at this time.

Ambulance crews are in attendance and the incident remains ongoing.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Surrey Police on 101, quoting incident reference PR/P19142070. 

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