Irish Man Arrested In UK After 15 People Discovered In Back Of Lorry


Fifteen people have been discovered in the back of a cork-owned lorry. The find was made in south-west England.

Police found the lorry after reports of “suspicious activity” involving the vehicle in Chippenham. The lorry is owned by Glanmire’s Delaney Transport International.

According to Breaking News, police in Wiltshire arrested an Irish man in his 50s. That was on suspicion of aiding illegal entry into the country. He is presently being detained Swindon.

All of the people who were discovered in the truck are reported to be over the age of 16. Thankfully no one is believed to be in a serious condition, according to UK police.

One person is receiving further checks in hospital and others have been taken into custody.

According to a statement from a police spokesman they, “were called by a member of the public shortly before 8.30pm this evening following a report of suspicious activity involving a lorry on the A350 near Chippenham.”

“Officers attended the scene and located 15 people in the rear of the vehicle.”