Seven people have been detained after people were spotted waving from the back of a lorry in Hemel Hempstead on Thursday, May 10.
Immigration Enforcement was contacted by Hertfordshire Police after officers attended an incident on the M1 motorway at Hemel Hempstead.
Hands were allegedly seen waving from the lorry’s trailer by members of Beds, Cambs & Herts Roads Policing Unit before the vehicle was pulled over.
Two men aged 20 and 28, who presented themselves as being from Eritrea, and five minors were found following a search of the lorry’s inside.
The Home Office has said it will “progress the cases in accordance with immigration rules” and that the five minors “have been referred to social services.”
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