Police close A27 after six suspected illegal immigrants discovered in lorry

First published in News by , Crime reporter

The A27 was closed at Tangmere today after police discovered six suspected illegal immigrants hidden inside a lorry.

Sussex Police said they were hidden inside the cargo area of an Italian-registered lorry. 

The road was briefly closed at 12.45pm.

More to follow. 

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3:45pm Tue 18 Feb 14

Sir Prised says...

Tip of an enormous iceberg. Our border controls are non-existent.
Tip of an enormous iceberg. Our border controls are non-existent. Sir Prised
  • Score: 11

5:05pm Tue 18 Feb 14

jimpy762 says...

Why close the main trunk road?
Why close the main trunk road? jimpy762
  • Score: 10

6:18pm Tue 18 Feb 14

tez1959 says...

yet another 6 on state benefits no doubt lol
yet another 6 on state benefits no doubt lol tez1959
  • Score: 5

8:14pm Tue 18 Feb 14

From beer to uncertainty says...

Are they replacement domestic servants for any Tory MPs?

Are they Scottish and the police have been asked by the coalition to do a dress-rehearsal in case Scotland votes for independence?
Are they replacement domestic servants for any Tory MPs? Are they Scottish and the police have been asked by the coalition to do a dress-rehearsal in case Scotland votes for independence? From beer to uncertainty
  • Score: -1

8:39pm Tue 18 Feb 14

straightasadye says...

Heard the one about the chap who shot six illegal immigrants dead?
When asked why he shot six he replied " that's all the bullets I had"!
Heard the one about the chap who shot six illegal immigrants dead? When asked why he shot six he replied " that's all the bullets I had"! straightasadye
  • Score: 5

8:49pm Tue 18 Feb 14

imfree! says...

straightasadye wrote:
Heard the one about the chap who shot six illegal immigrants dead?
When asked why he shot six he replied " that's all the bullets I had"!
Lol
[quote][p][bold]straightasadye[/bold] wrote: Heard the one about the chap who shot six illegal immigrants dead? When asked why he shot six he replied " that's all the bullets I had"![/p][/quote]Lol imfree!
  • Score: 4

9:49pm Tue 18 Feb 14

angrymonkey says...

im sure we pay for them to have a nice new home once they do a runner when told to go home .
im sure we pay for them to have a nice new home once they do a runner when told to go home . angrymonkey
  • Score: 4

2:42am Wed 19 Feb 14

thelieshurts says...

If they're hidden in an Italian lorry they are illegal immigrants, no ?.
send them to Italy with the driver, can pay the bill in his/her country.
If they're hidden in an Italian lorry they are illegal immigrants, no ?. send them to Italy with the driver, can pay the bill in his/her country. thelieshurts
  • Score: 0

6:09am Wed 19 Feb 14

greeg2 says...

From beer to uncertainty wrote:
Are they replacement domestic servants for any Tory MPs?

Are they Scottish and the police have been asked by the coalition to do a dress-rehearsal in case Scotland votes for independence?
I'll be doing my next "dress rehearsal" in April,but I'll be using my 3 litre BMW.Good point though.
[quote][p][bold]From beer to uncertainty[/bold] wrote: Are they replacement domestic servants for any Tory MPs? Are they Scottish and the police have been asked by the coalition to do a dress-rehearsal in case Scotland votes for independence?[/p][/quote]I'll be doing my next "dress rehearsal" in April,but I'll be using my 3 litre BMW.Good point though. greeg2
  • Score: -2

10:09am Wed 19 Feb 14

ThinkBrighton says...

Close the road? You've got to give it to Sussex Police they are Drama Queens, they can always turn a small incident into a road closing major incident, is it just to show they exist and warrant the vast amount of tax payers
they get
Close the road? You've got to give it to Sussex Police they are Drama Queens, they can always turn a small incident into a road closing major incident, is it just to show they exist and warrant the vast amount of tax payers they get ThinkBrighton
  • Score: 8

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