'30 illegal immigrants' found in lorry

By Tom Morgan,Press Association
Tuesday 13 January 2009 16:38

More than 30 suspected illegal immigrants were discovered in the back of a lorry today.

Stowaways were found in containers on an industrial estate in King's Lynn, Norfolk, officers from Norfolk Police said.

A spokesman for the force said officers were called to the Saddlebow area at 11.50am during an operation led by the UK Border Agency.

He said: "We got a phone call that a group had been found in the back of a lorry.

"The matter is being led by immigration authorities."

None of the group is believed to have been seriously hurt.