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Immigration arrests after 'asylum seekers' seen getting out of lorry near Sandwich Bypass


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Two arrests have been made after people thought to be asylum seekers were seen climbing from a lorry near a main road.

Police were called to the A256 Ramsgate Road in Sandwich after reports people were seen getting out of a HGV.

Police were called to Ramsgate Road near Sandwich this morning. Picture: Google Street View
Police were called to Ramsgate Road near Sandwich this morning. Picture: Google Street View

A spokesman for the force said: "Officers attended and two people were arrested on suspicion of immigration offences.

"Their cases have been referred to Home Office Immigration Enforcement."

The incident happened shortly before 6am.

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