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Three suspected migrants caught fleeing for back of a lorry in Ashford arrested

Three suspected migrants caught fleeing from the back of a lorry have been arrested.

The men were captured by officers in Ashford today and arrested for immigration offences.

Three men were arrested
Three men were arrested

KentPoliceAshford tweeted: "#LPT1 back for 4 days of early turn, with help from @KentSpecials at #Finberry located 3 adult males fleeing from a Lorry arriving in town and arrested for immigration offences. #rightplacerighttime #hideandseek #dontmakemerun"

A spokesman said: "Kent Police was called at around midday on Saturday, September 7 following the discovery of suspected migrants in a lorry in Waterbrook Avenue, Ashford.

"Officers attended the area where three men were located and handed over to the Home Office immigration enforcement facility in Dover."

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