BREAKING: Seventeen further immigrants arrested at Toddington

Beds Police
Beds Police

Seventeen people have been arrested today on suspicion of immigration offences after they were seen running in fields in Toddington.

Police attended a farm in Toddington after receiving a call at around 3.25pm today, June 18.

The news comes just one day after a number of people were found in the back of a lorry on the M1.

In total, sixteen people were arrested on suspicion of immigration offences yesterday, June 17, and have been transferred to the care of the UK Border Agency.

A 44-year-old man from Romania was arrested on suspicion of facilitating entry to the UK has been bailed until 12 August.