Police detain five illegal immigrants in Toddington

Bedfordshire Police have detained five people after a number of illegal immigrants were seen leaving a lorry in Toddington this afternoon (Monday).

Monday, 16th April 2018, 3:38 pm
Updated Monday, 16th April 2018, 3:46 pm

They were seen going into the fields near Toddington and Chalton. The five people detained have been taken into police custody and UK Border Agency will be notified.

A spokesman for Bedfordshire Police said: “A member of the public called the police to report that they had seen some people leaving a lorry heading into the fields.

“When police arrived they detained five people in nearby fields.”